Armed and Dangerous (1986)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy of Errors, Slapstick  |   Release Date - Aug 15, 1986 (USA)  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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In Armed and Dangerous, John Candy plays a cop who has been kicked off the force on a trumped up charge. Eugene Levy costars as a disbarred lawyer. The two outcasts take low-paying jobs as security officers at a company controlled by mob boss Robert Loggia. In their own stumblebum fashion, Candy and Levy uncover a smuggling operation masterminded by Loggia. Meg Ryan also shows up in an early leading role.

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gangster, airport, capture, commando, corruption, fishing-village, friendship, incompetence, invasion, lawyer, military, on-the-run, police, security-guard, union [labor union]