Armed and Dangerous

1986, Comedy, 1h 28m

10 Reviews 5,000+ Ratings

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A police officer who has been wrongly dismissed from his job, Frank Dooley (John Candy) finds work as a security guard, along with Norman Kane (Eugene Levy), an inept lawyer. Unfortunately, the company that employs Frank and Norman is involved in some shady dealings, and it's up to the bumbling guards to foil the plans of the corrupt leaders, most notably tough mobster Michael Carlino (Robert Loggia), who isn't happy to have his profitable scheme threatened.

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  • Jan 27, 2013
    John Candy and Eugene Levy are Armed and Dangerous in this quirky '80s buddy comedy. The story follows a disgraced ex-cop and an incompetent lawyer who become armed security guards that accidentally stubble across a major criminal operation. The plot's fairly thin and the characters are pretty formulaic. But Candy and Levy have good chemistry, and they work well with this type of screwball humor. Despite the light story, Armed and Dangerous works as a silly, cornballish comedy and it delivers some good laughs.
    Dann M Super Reviewer
  • Mar 06, 2011
    Eugene Levy in assless chaps is the memory from this movie burned into my brain. You've been warned.
    Doctor S Super Reviewer
  • Feb 12, 2009
    funny movie John Candy is funny as hell in it.
    Daryl . Super Reviewer
  • Aug 08, 2008
    Funny,but not the greatest comedie!
    Cassie H Super Reviewer

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