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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 5 February 1993 (USA)
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An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack Colt
... Wes Luger
... Tim Becker
... Mr. Jigsaw
... Destiny Demeanor
... Capt. Doyle
... Gen. Mortars
Dhiru Shah ... Translator
... Hindu
Thomas Bruggemann ... Mini-Mart Punk (as Tom Bruggeman)
Danny Castle ... Mini-Mart Punk
... Irv
... Police Photographer
... Coroner (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
... Witness
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An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the "Wilderness Girls" cookie drive. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for ribald humor and drug references | See all certifications »

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National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1  »

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Budget:

$8,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$27,979,400
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Trivia

The movie's closing credits dedication reads: "This film is dedicated to the memory of John S. Owens." Owens worked as a boom operator in the sound department in the film industry. See more »

Goofs

When Colt and Lugar first arrive at the "Squealer's Hotel" and get out of the car, the camera man and boom mic operator are visible in the window behind the two as they walk towards the other cops. See more »

Quotes

Jack Colt: Claire and I rode together for seven years.
Wes Luger: York and I were in academy together. Then we partnered for five years. Before that, we dodged the draft together. Before that, we played high school football together. Before that, we were in grade school together. And before that, we breast fed together.
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References Howard the Duck (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

WE CAN WORK IT OUT
Words and Music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
All rights controlled and administered by Music Corporation of America, Inc.
Under License from Northern Songs
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Stupid, yet funny
5 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

As several others have pointed out - this is not a very good film. However, it's still pretty darn funny. It's a B-version spoof film, but I still laughed more than on average.

When you don't have terribly gifted writers and/or actors you have to rely on throwing in as many jokes as possible in order to try and get more laughs. And a surprising amount of them are actually very funny (albeit extremely silly, and stupid).

Favourite bit: when Estevez and Jackson are driving in their car and suddenly realize they're being followed - by two guys wearing ski masks, sitting in the backseat of the car.

If you know what you're getting yourself into, Loaded Weapon is an underrated little gem. If nothing else, it's fun to see Sam L. Jackson before he became a "serious" actor. [7/10]


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