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NATIONAL LAMPOON'S LOADED WEAPON I

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National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Curry, Kathy Ireland, Jon Lovitz, William Shatner
director:
Gene Quintano
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
Don Holley, Gene Quintano
genre:
Comedy, ActionAdventure

We gave it a C

NATIONAL LAMPOON’S LOADED WEAPON I Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson (1993, New Line, PG-13, $95.95) Exactly what you’d expect: an amiable spoof on the ultrasuccessful black-and-white buddy-cop series Lethal Weapon, with humor so literal-minded that half the time you can’t help but laugh. Some might chuckle for the full 83 minutes while others may give up after 18. Still, on video this is an addictive brain-twiddling time passer for the lazy or tired mind and eye. C