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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 5 February 1993 (USA)
An LA 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 ... See full summary »

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Storyline

An LA 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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Action | Comedy | Crime

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

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5 February 1993 (USA)  »

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National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1  »

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$8,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$27,979,400
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Trivia

Jon Lovitz: As Rick Becker. See more »

Goofs

When Becker is shot repeatedly through the open window, his body is riddled with bullets, but in subsequent shots his shirt has no bullet holes and he has not spilled a single drop of blood. See more »

Quotes

Jack Colt: Claire and I rode together for seven years.
Wes Luger: York and I were in academy together. Then we partnered for five years. Before that, we dodged the draft together. Before that, we played high school football together. Before that, we were in grade school together. And before that, we breast fed together.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Performed by Queen
Written by Freddie Mercury
Published by B. Feldman & Co., Ltd. trading as Trident Music
All rights controlled and administrated by Glenwood Music Corporation
Courtesy of Hollywood Records / EMI Records
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Stupid, yet funny
5 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

As several others have pointed out - this is not a very good film. However, it's still pretty darn funny. It's a B-version spoof film, but I still laughed more than on average.

When you don't have terribly gifted writers and/or actors you have to rely on throwing in as many jokes as possible in order to try and get more laughs. And a surprising amount of them are actually very funny (albeit extremely silly, and stupid).

Favourite bit: when Estevez and Jackson are driving in their car and suddenly realize they're being followed - by two guys wearing ski masks, sitting in the backseat of the car.

If you know what you're getting yourself into, Loaded Weapon is an underrated little gem. If nothing else, it's fun to see Sam L. Jackson before he became a "serious" actor. [7/10]


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