- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 8, 2003
- Originally Released: 1990
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Additional Release Material:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
A tough Washington DC cop (Gene Hackman) teams up with a man with a multiple personality disorder (Dan Aykroyd) who speaks in the voices of Tweety Bird, Captain Kirk Pee-wee Herman, Ricky Ricardo, and even the Wicked Witch of the West. Together they pursue a gang of marauding neo-Nazis in an attempt to capture a porno film featuring Adolph Hitler in bed with a man who is about to be elected chancellor of West Germany.
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- Filmed on location in New York City, Washington DC and DEG Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina.
- Color by Technicolor; shot in Panavision.
- Estimated budget $26 million.
- Began shooting July 17, 1988; completed shooting October 23. 1988.
- Released theatrically in North America February 9, 1990
- The studio, disappointed in the outcome of the film, held up its theatrical release for a year.
- Copyright 1989 TriStar Pictures, Inc.