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Film / Loose Cannons

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Loose Cannons is a 1990 buddy cop comedy film directed by Bob Clark, starring Gene Hackman, Dan Aykroyd, Dom DeLuise, and Ronny Cox. Clark co-wrote the screenplay with Richard Matheson and his son Richard Christian Matheson.

The plot centers around a Cowboy Cop and a multiple-personality, idiosyncratic investigator searching for a lost Adolf Hitler porno.

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  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Mac Stern is an arrogant and snarky cop, but generates sympathy for Fielding and learns to respect him and his disorder.
  • MacGuffin: The Nazi porno starring Hitler, which is being searched by the Nazis, Israelis, the main character detectives, and the FBI.


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