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Release Date: 1988

PG-13|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen), a rather clueless police detective, tries to foil a plot to turn innocent people into assassins through mind control. After his partner, Norberg (O.J. Simpson), is shot, Frank sets out to find the culprit, leading him to business tycoon Vincent Ludwig (Ricardo Montalban). However, Frank has no evidence until he meets Jane Spencer (Priscilla Presley), Ludwig's assistant. She knows nothing about Ludwig's devious plans, but falls for Frank and agrees to help him.

Cast: Leslie Nielsen, George Kennedy, Priscilla Presley, Ricardo Montalban, O.J. Simpson, Nancy Marchand, Susan Beaubian, Raye Birk

Director: David Zucker

Genres: Comedy, Action

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Police station, Rescue, Playful, Los Angeles, 1980s, Pursuit, Hilarious, Police officer, Love

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Reviewing The Naked Gun... is like reporting on a monologue by Rodney Dangerfield - you can get the words but not the music. show more

  • Hugely funny, but it's also liberating-precisely because it centers its aim on that cold, closed system and blows it apart. The straight lines are shattered; the empty spaces in the images are packed full until they burst. [2 Dec 1988]

  • You don't walk out thinking or feeling anything in particular, except satisfied that you got your money's worth and maybe even got a little tired from laughing so hard. [2 Dec 1988]

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