Gun Shy (2000)

Gun Shy



Critic Consensus: A dark comedy of the low brow nature -- filled with fart and gay jokes. Even Liam Neeson and Sandra Bullock cannot save this failure.

Movie Info

In this action-laced comedy, a cop on the verge of a nervous breakdown finds love at the least convenient time. Charlie Mayo (Liam Neeson) is an undercover agent with the DEA who was nearly killed when a sting set up to nail a gang of drug dealers went horribly wrong. The accident left Charlie shaken, and he's gone into therapy to hold himself together as he struggles through one final case before retiring. Charlie's superior (Mitch Pileggi) has set him up on another undercover assignment as he … More

Rating: R (Violence, Language and Some Brief Nudity)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Eric Blakeney
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 30, 2001
Hollywood Pictures


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as Fulvio Nesstra

as Judy Tipp

as Fidel Vaillar

as Dexter Helvenshaw

as Gloria Nesstra

as Jason Cane

as Carmine Minetti

as Estuvio Clavo

as Cheemo

as Mark

as Dr. Jeff Bleckner

as Lonny Ward

as Bennett

as Kapstein

as Dave Juniper

as Warren Ganza

as Fulvio's Neighbor

as Jason's Girlfriend

as Elliott's Wife

as Cheemo's Bodyguard

as SEC Agent Cohler

as SEC Agent Harris

as FBI Agent Clemmens

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as Manager at Bistro

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Critic Reviews for Gun Shy

All Critics (55) | Top Critics (13)

Gun Shy is worth at least a shot at a matinee.

January 1, 2000
Mr. Showbiz
Top Critic

Not only is the script incomprehensible, the film wasn't edited or directed -- it was crammed into a Cuisinart.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

The movie is marred by an overreliance on unfunny bathroom gags.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Weird exercise in toilet humor.

January 1, 2000
New York Post
Top Critic

He (Eric Blakeney) shows real promise with clever dialogue and plotting, and especially with creating a gallery of intriguing characters.

January 1, 2000
Associated Press
Top Critic

Gun Shy can't rise on wobbly legs.

January 1, 2000
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Gun Shy

Vet Early Liam Neeson and its really far from his best or anyones best. 2 stars

Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

This inane, confused comedy rambles in circles until the climax, where it all but disintegrates before my eyes.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer



Steve K

Super Reviewer

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