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Undercover Blues (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 10 September 1993 (USA)
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »

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Herbert Ross

Writer:

Ian Abrams
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Turner ... Jane Blue
Dennis Quaid ... Jeff Blue
Fiona Shaw ... Novacek
Stanley Tucci ... Muerte
Larry Miller ... Halsey
Obba Babatundé ... Sawyer
Tom Arnold ... Vern Newman
Park Overall ... Bonnie Newman
Ralph Brown ... Leamington
Jan Tríska ... Axel
Marshall Bell ... Sikes
Richard Jenkins ... Frank
Dennis Lipscomb ... Foster
Saul Rubinek ... Mr. Ferderber
Dakin Matthews ... Police Captain
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants them to do just-one-more job. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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Fighting crime is just another one of their family values. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the bar one of the men is kidding Muerte (Stanley Tucci) about being defeated by a man with a "little baby". Muerte slams the man's head down on a glass, shattering the glass. Just before this happens the man covers the glass with his hand so that his face hits his hand, not the glass. See more »

Goofs

When Mrs Blue is taking photos of the baby's first steps, the lighting changes significantly between the second and third photos. See more »

Quotes

Paulina Novacek: [after killing a colonel] The Colonel will no longer be working with us.
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References From Russia with Love (1963) See more »

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Christopher Columbus
Written by Andy Razaf and Leon Berry
Performed by New Orleans Jazz All-Stars
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Okay, so it's not Alfred Hitchcock
30 June 2002 | by jfg1See all my reviews

This is not Great Cinema, and it's not supposed to be. It's "I've had a bad day and don't want to think too hard" lighthearted fun. Not only are Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner great as Jeff and Jane Blue, but the supporting cast of Stanley Tucci ("that's 'MUERTE', as in 'DEATH'), Fiona Shaw (now perfect as Harry Potter's Aunt Petunia Dursley), Obba Babatunde and Larry Miller as the outclassed detectives, and Tom Arnold and Park Overall as the "normal" couple for balance make the whole cast shine. Park your brain, relax, enjoy, and remember, even GWTW is NOT "GWTW".


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cloak and Diaper See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,379,488, 12 September 1993

Gross USA:

$12,324,660

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,324,660
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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