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ng3| The Naked Gun 33 1/3
ID:
1994
Comments:
Director: Peter Segal
Screenplay: David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft, Robert LoCash
Producer: David Zucker, Gil Netter
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson, Fred Ward
Genre: Action & Adventure

Running Time: 83
Aspect Ratio:  1.85:1 (NTSC Widescreen)
Sound: Dolby
Subtitles: English
Features:
Studio:  Paramount Pictures DVD Region:  1 PG-13
DVD Release:  Aug 2000 Discs:  1 (DVD) [$9.98]
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Reviews:  The usual way of the world is that sequels amount to thinner and thinner carbon copies of the original. But not in the case of "Naked Gun" movies, which only seemed to get funnier with each new entry. This third episode in the series finds Lieutenant Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) retired from his police squad and married to the woman of his dreams (Priscilla Presley). But he is pressed back into action to infiltrate a group of terrorists who plan to blow up the Oscars. The filmmakers make hay with spoofs of prison films and, particularly, of the Oscars themselves, in an award-show send-up that includes such real-life stars as Raquel Welch and Pia Zadora--and Drebin being mistaken for Phil Donahue. The takeoff on the dreadful production numbers that always drag out the Academy Awards will have you howling. "--Marshall Fine"


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