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Starsky & Hutch (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 5 March 2004 (USA)
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red and white Ford Torino, with the help of a police snitch called "Huggy Bear".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... David Starsky
... Ken Hutchinson
... Huggy Bear
... Captain Doby
... Reese Feldman
... Kitty
... Kevin
... Holly
... Staci
... Chau (as George Kee Cheung)
... Manetti
... Heather
... Mrs. Feldman
... Eddie
G.T. Holme ... Bartender
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Storyline

Set in the 1970s in a metropolis called "Bay City," this is the tale of two police detective partners, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, and Dave Starsky, who always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey, rely on omniscient street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod, telling the story of their first big case (as a prequel to the TV show), which involved a former college campus drug dealer who went on to become a white collar criminal. Written by Austin4577@aol.com

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Crimebustin's a joint effort. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, sexual situations, partial nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,103,367, 7 March 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$88,237,754

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$170,268,750
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Trivia

The scene where Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are wearing their shoulder holsters and the little towels came straight from a Starsky and Hutch (1975) poster of Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul doing the exact same thing. See more »

Goofs

In reference to his daughter's bat mitzvah, Reese mistakenly says "bar mitzvah" a few times. A bar mitzvah is for boys. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kitty: Don't stress. Just relax.
Reese Feldman: I don't understand man, I don't understand. You can lose keys, ya know, you can lose your wallet. How... how do you lose a plane?
Terrence Meyers: Reese, come on. What do you want me to do? You got three out of four planes in. That's still a lot of coke.
Reese Feldman: Now, see that? That's the kind of winning attitude that's gonna take this enterprise straight to the top.
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Right Back Where We Started From
Written by J. Vincent Edwards (as Vincent Edwards) and Pierre Tubbs
Performed by Maxine Nightingale
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Yet another Stiller turkey.
8 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

The TV series was classic stuff so there was no way I was going to avoid giving this a look but having been unfortunate enough to have witnessed a number of Ben Stiller 'comedies' (virtually all of which have been unwatchable) in the past, it would be the understatement of the millennium to suggest I tuned into this effort with a fair amount of scepticism. It wasn't misplaced as this is truly awful and makes we wonder even more how Stiller has ever been able to earn a living as a comedy actor (The fact that American audiences have an unerring ability to laugh at absolutely anything might have something to do with it).

To complement Stiller's Starsky, we have the equally dreadful, unfunny and charisma-free Owen Wilson as Hutch, whose smugness, cheesy grin and awful voice has allowed him to take over the mantle from Jim Carrey as Hollywood's most annoying (and unfunny) comedy actor. As if the gruesome twosome weren't enough to contend with, we are also subjected to a smug, self-satisfied non-performance by rap singer Snoop Dogg as Huggy Bear (quite why the words 'rap' and 'singer' belong in the same sentence is another mystery to me).

The biggest mystery of all is, of course, how this puerile pile of tedious dross ever saw the light of day.


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