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Detective School Dropouts (Private Detectives) (Dumb Dicks) (1986)

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Neither the idiotic title Detective School Dropouts nor the film's alternate cognomen Dumb Dicks are worthy of this easy-to-take crime comedy. David Landsberg stars as a likeable schlemiel who is addicted to detective stories. He links up with down-and-out gumshoe Lorin Dreyfuss (brother of Richard--and also, with David Landsberg, the co-writer of this film), hoping that some of Dreyfuss' so-called expertise will rub off on him. This far-from-dynamic duo soon find themselves embroiled in an Italian family feud, a kidnapping, and a murder charge. One of the few Golan/Globus films to lose money, Detective School Dropouts has happily found an enthusiastic audience thanks to multiple cable-TV showings.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
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Written By: Lorin Dreyfuss, David Landsberg
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MGM Home Entertainment

Cast

David Landsberg
as Donald Wilson
Lorin Dreyfuss
as Paul Miller
Christian De Sica
as Carlo Lombardi
Valeria Golino
as Caterina Zanetti
Rik Battaglia
as Don Zanetti
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Somewhere in this lousy, stupid, cheap little movie is pure comedy gold.

Full Review… | July 30, 2008
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