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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 5 February 1993 (USA)
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A spoof on Lethal Weapon (1987), other movies, TV commercials etc. 2 unlike LA cops investigate a cocaine in girl scout cookies case.

Director:

Gene Quintano

Writers:

Don Holley (story), Tori Tellem (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Jack Colt
Samuel L. Jackson ... Wes Luger
Jon Lovitz ... Tim Becker
Tim Curry ... Mr. Jigsaw
Kathy Ireland ... Destiny Demeanor
Frank McRae ... Capt. Doyle
William Shatner ... Gen. Mortars
Dhiru Shah Dhiru Shah ... Translator
Gokul ... Hindu
Thomas Bruggemann Thomas Bruggemann ... Mini-Mart Punk (as Tom Bruggeman)
Danny Castle Danny Castle ... Mini-Mart Punk
Lance Kinsey ... Irv
Bill Nunn ... Police Photographer
Joyce Brothers ... Coroner (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
Lin Shaye ... Witness
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Storyline

In the wake of his former partner's gruesome murder, the experienced LAPD Detective, Wes Luger, finds himself following a faint trail of crumbs, in the last, and most important, case of his career. Now, to catch the elusive killer, Wes reluctantly teams up with Jack Colt, a grieving loner and loose cannon, and no movie franchise is safe--including Lethal Weapon (1987), Dirty Harry (1971), Die Hard (1988), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Before long, the seductively cryptic owner of the Wilderness Girls Cookie factory, Miss Demeanor, becomes embroiled in a dangerous criminal conspiracy orchestrated by the nefarious Vietnam War veteran, General Mortars, and the bullets start flying. Can the mismatched duo thwart ruthless Mortars' master plan? Do they deserve a sequel? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

Don't Shoot, You'll Spoil The Sequel! See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Bruce Willis: As John McClane. Willis did a cameo for this movie, in character, as a personal favor to his brother David Willis, who is the producer of this movie. Willis' cameo spoofed the fact he only "worked" in Los Angeles, as he actually "lives" in New York City. See more »

Goofs

Luger refers to "whomever's in charge"; not only is it wrong (it should be "whoever") but just a few minutes earlier he was being a strict grammarian with another character. See more »

Quotes

Wes Luger: I'm getting too old for this bike-confiscating shit!
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Alternate Versions

The version initially shown on USA cable channel Cinemax did not include the opening scene where Jack Colt has the shoot-out in the convenence store. See more »

Connections

References Hot Shots! (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

You Really Got Me
Performed by Denis Leary and Martin Blasick (as Marty Blasick)
Words and Music by Ray Davies
Edward Kassner Music Co. Ltd./Jay-Boy Music Corp.
By Arrangement with Celebrity Licensing, Inc.
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A very very funny, though overlooked, comedy
21 April 2001 | by mattymatt4everSee all my reviews

After watching this movie for an umpteen number of times, the gags have run a bit dry, but I remember first seeing it and I could not stop laughing. The cast is full of grade A celebrities, including Sam Jackson before he really hit big. There are some classic gags. It's all done very low-brow, but in a way that had me rolling with laughter. Go see it! You'll have a great time!

My score: 8 (out of 10)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,202,722, 7 February 1993

Gross USA:

$27,979,399

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,979,399
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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