- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 25 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 8, 2013
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: Paramount Catalog
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 12/02/1988
"...High spirits may be all that a film like this really needs....[It's] impossible not to laugh..."
Los Angeles Times - 12/02/1988
"...The result is, no kidding, funnier than all six POLICE SQUAD shows put together..."
USA Today - 08/25/1989
"...This often uproarious elaboration on ABC's short-lived 1982 series never stoops to the trite..."
Scams And Cons |
Theatrical Release |
- Budget estimate $14.5 million.
- Shot on location in Los Angeles, California, in Technicolor, Dolby sound.
- Began shooting February 16, 1988; Completed shooting April, 1988; Released in USA December 2, 1988.
- Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Censors.
- Reviewed in the New York Times 12/2/1988.
- Both "The Naked Gun" and the sequel "The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear" are based on the 1982 television series "Police Squad," created, written and produced by the comedy team of David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams. Their first film effort "Kentucky Fried Movie" in 1977 was directed by John Landis.
- "The Naked Gun" marks the film debut of Priscilla Presley, already a star from the hit TV series "Dallas."
- Available to buy in the UK.