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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

Director:
David Zucker
COUNTRY
USA
Genre
Komedie
NORWEGIAN TITLE
Mannen med den nakne pistol
RUNNING TIME
83 minutes
Producer:
Robert K. Weiss
Screenwriter:
Jerry Zucker
Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Pat Proft


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Frank Drebin Leslie Nielsen
Jane Spencer Priscilla Presley
Vincent Ludwig Ricardo Montalban
Ed Hocken George Kennedy
Nordberg O. J. Simpson
"Weird Al" "Weird Al" Yankovic

 

Review

Just when people thought the big film parodies had gone overboard, the Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker trio returned with The Naked Gun, starring a so inspired and dead-pan funny Leslie Nielsen that people couldn't help themselves. It may not be as pinpointed or clever as Airplane!, but it is equally rich on good ideas and great physical comedy. And of course, it has a bigger dosage of Nielsen, who turns out to be twice as talented a comedian as he was a serious actor.

Re-reviewed: Copyright 3.10.2014 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
Original review:
Copyright 20.8.1996 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang