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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

A Los Angeles 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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Oh my god! They have guns! 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

An issue of "Dinosaurs for Hire" can be seen in the magazine rack in the opening sequence. See more »

Goofs

At the end, Colt and Luger get into a blue unmarked police car. In the following exterior shot it has turned into a brown car. See more »

Quotes

Wes Luger: What's going on in here?
Mr. Jigsaw: Drop your gun Mr. Luger!
Wes Luger: I don't have one...
Mr. Jigsaw: [confused] You are not carrying a weapon?
Wes Luger: Don't believe in them.
Mr. Jigsaw: [slides a gun over] Pick up the gun.
Wes Luger: [picks up the gun]
Mr. Jigsaw: *Drop* the gun Mr. Luger!
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Crazy Credits

Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »

Alternate Versions

The version seen on cable broadcasts contains scenes omitted from the the home video release. This includes a scene where Wes Luger spins a gameshow wheel in the police station and a longer scene of Luger trying to find a picture of Sgt. York in the Squealer Motel. See more »

Connections

Spoofs CHiPs (1977) 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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I liked it very much
20 October 1999 | by Boyo-2See all my reviews

I am glad my fellow reviewers (some of them) also found this movie enjoyable. It was silly at times but never insulting and the large cast helps greatly. Of particular interest is cameos by Erik Estrada, Dr. Joyce Brothers and Bill Nunn. Even Kathy Ireland manages to be funny! Its not the Marx Brothers or "Some Like it Hot", but for what it is, I liked it a lot.


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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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