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Stakeout (1987)


Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she betray him ?

Stakeout (1987)

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Released Year: 1987
Runtime: 116 minutes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Directors: John Badham

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Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she betray him ?

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Reviews


90
The New York Times - Unnamed
Delivers excitement, humor and good nature. The director uses the conventions of the action-comedy in so adroit a way that you may even forget the hundred other films you've seen lately about a couple of cops kidding around with each other in between battling the bad guys.
80
Variety - Unnamed
StakeOut is a slick, sure-footed entertainment, one part buddy comedy and one part police actioner stitched together with a dash of romance.
80
Washington Post - Desson Thomson
A mature human farce that values characters' foibles over their firearms.
75
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
Stakeout is an example of a movie that would have been a lot better if the filmmakers had been prepared to trust the human dimensions of their characters - to follow these people where their personalities led. Instead, Badham takes out an insurance policy by adding the assembly-line violence.
75
TV Guide Magazine - Unnamed
This movie marked a virtuoso return for Dreyfuss, who is captivating in his role.

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