A counterfeiter with a habit of "eliminating" the competition moves in next door to the Robbersons. Two cops move in with the Robbersons for a stakeout.

Director:

Michael Ritchie

Writer:

Bernie Somers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chevy Chase ... Norman Robberson
Jack Palance ... Jake Stone
Dianne Wiest ... Helen Robberson
Robert Davi ... Horace Osborn
David Barry Gray ... Tony Moore
Jason James Richter ... Kevin Robberson
Fay Masterson ... Cindy Robberson
Miko Hughes ... Billy Robberson
Richard Romanus ... Fred Lutz
Sal Landi ... Jerry Callahan
Ronald L. Schwary ... Producer
Jack Kehler ... Caniff
Amy Powell Amy Powell ... Marva Prescott
Dawn Landon Dawn Landon ... Video Clerk
Jim Holmes ... Phil
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Storyline

When police discover that a mob hitman has moved in next door to the Robbersons, they want to find out what he is up to. So they set up a stakeout in the Robbersons' home. Hard-nosed, tough-as-nails Jake Stone is assigned to the stakeout. But now it's a question of whether Jake can last long enough to capture the bad guys. The Robbersons want to help so they are driving him crazy. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild violence, language and some comic nudity | See all certifications »

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The music heard throughout the film is the theme music from "Poltergeist (1982)." Except for the scene where Chevy looks up the waiter's record. This includes theme music from "Miami 50" and "Dragnet." See more »

Goofs

The cigarette in Osborn's mouth in the bedroom. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Jake Stone: Don't ever throw a cat on me again.
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Spies Reminiscent of Us (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)
Written by Johnny Mercer & Harold Arlen
Performed by Chevy Chase
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It has its moments
17 July 2000 | by obe-oneSee all my reviews

But not as funny as I had hoped.Another clunker for Chase who's best work was in "Fletch" and "National Lampoon's Vacation". It even copies the ending credits style of "Vacation" with the photographs of the family. Watch once and fuhgetaboutit.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cops and Robbersons See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,724,254, 17 April 1994

Gross USA:

$11,391,093

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,391,093
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Dolby | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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