Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

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Critic Consensus: Thoroughly witless and thuddingly unfunny, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot gives its mismatched stars very little to work with - and as a result, they really don't work.

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The carefully maintained ultra macho image of a gruff L. A. police officer (Sylvester Stallone) crumbles when he gets a visit from his meddlesome, over-protective mommy (Estelle Getty) in this action comedy. Things get really hopping when she takes her meddling too far and begins interfering with his job.

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Cast

Sylvester Stallone
as Joe Bomowski
JoBeth Williams
as Gwen Harper
Roger Rees
as Parnell
Ella Joyce
as McCabe
Jana Arnold
as Mitchell's Girl
Mark Mikesell
as Uniformed Cop
Matthew Powers
as Taxi Driver
Richard Schiff
as Gun Clerk
Vanessa Angel
as Stewardess
Marjean Holden
as Stewardess
Larry Campbell
as Detective
Shari Ballard
as Detective
Amy Kirkpatrick
as Detective
Joey de Pinto
as Sgt. Ray Ban
Patti Yasutake
as TV Newscaster
John Sarviss
as Helicopter Pilot
Manuel Perry
as Bad Guy
Ving Rhames
as Bad Guy
Ernie Lively
as Man at Airport
Richard Suggett
as Truck Driver
Manny Perry
as Bad Guy
Shelley Hill
as Secretary
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Critic Reviews for Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (7)

Stallone has developed into an accomplished comedy actor, knowing to react to situations rather than cause them. Getty has the role of her lifetime, spouting one-liners with fine precision.

June 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Most of the blame for this unimaginative effort can be attributed to the script, but Spottiswoode's flat direction doesn't help.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This mom is impossible without being funny.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

It is moronic beyond comprehension, an exercise in desperation during which even Sylvester Stallone, a repository of self-confidence, seems to be disheartened.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…

As irksome as it is, the concept is actually better for Stallone than the premises of his earlier awful romps.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

I laughed occasionally, but in pain.

July 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

My fav Sly Movie.

Wahida K
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

½

i watch it and i thought that it was reli funny and something mums would probably do and i thought it was reli reli gd and gr8 laugh

Film Crazy
Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

½

Comedy about a cop who is dominated by his mother.

Candy Rose
Candy Rose

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