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Gun Shy (2000)

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.

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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 tries to bring in two Colombian drug kingpins and a low-level Mafiosi with delusions of grandeur (Oliver Platt). As Charlie makes his way through therapy, he's referred to a nurse (Sandra Bullock) interested in New Age healing techniques; now he has love on his mind as he tries to keep himself out of harm's way under increasingly dangerous circumstances. Gun Shy marked the feature directorial debut of television veteran Eric Blakeney.more
Rating: R (Violence, Language and Some Brief Nudity)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Eric Blakeney, Eric Blakeney
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 30, 2001
Hollywood Pictures


Liam Neeson
as Charlie
Oliver Platt
as Fulvio Nesstra
Sandra Bullock
as Judy Tipp
Jose Zuniga
as Fidel Vaillar
Mitch Pileggi
as Dexter Helvenshaw
Mary McCormack
as Gloria Nesstra
Andrew Lauer
as Jason Cane
Frank Vincent
as Carmine Minetti
Michael DeLorenzo
as Estuvio Clavo
Michael Mantell
as Dr. Jeff Bleckner
Louis Giambalvo
as Lonny Ward
Rick Peters
as Bennett
Dusty Kay
as Kapstein
Michael Weatherly
as Dave Juniper
Joe Maruzzo
as Warren Ganza
Aaron Lustig
as Fulvio's Neighbor
Tracey Zahoryin
as Jason's Girlfriend
Michelle Joyner
as Elliott's Wife
Manny Perry
as Cheemo's Bodyguard
David Carpenter
as SEC Agent Cohler
Tommy Morgan
as SEC Agent Harris
Roy Buffington
as FBI Agent Clemmens
Ramona Case
as First Class Stewarde...
Derek Sitter
as Waiter at Night Club
Ron Reaves
as Manager at Bistro
Tracey Phillips
as Dancer at Cheemo's H...
Natalie Webb
as Dancer at Cheemo's H...
Jennifer Garrett
as Dancer at Cheemo's H...
Lisette Boren
as Dancer at Cheemo's H...
Edgar Godineaux Jr.
as Dancer at Cheemo's H...
Dante Lamar Henderso...
as Dancer at Cheemo's H...
Tommy Morgan Jr.
as SEC Agent Harris
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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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