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Kindergarten Cop (1990)

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Starring (View all)
Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Schwarzenegger
Det. John Kimble
Pamela Reed Pamela Reed
Det. Phoebe O'Hara
Linda Hunt Linda Hunt
Miss Schlowski
Carroll Baker Carroll Baker
Eleanor Crisp
Joseph Cousins Joseph Cousins
Dominic


Written by
Herschel Weingrod Herschel Weingrod
(screenplay)
Timothy Harris Timothy Harris
(screenplay)


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Warts and all, it's an enjoyable guilty pleasure

12 years, 8 months ago at Jul 1 11:53
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"You know, kindergarten is like the ocean. You don't want to turn your back on it."

In the same vein as the marginally successful Twins with Danny DeVito, Kindergarten Cop was an attempt to portray Austrian superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger as a comedic performer. However, Kindergarten Cop (helmed by Twins director Ivan Reitman) was designed as an action-comedy rather than an outright... read more

An average movie

8 years, 3 months ago at Nov 18 13:05
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I remember very well when this flick was released, in fact, Iโ€™m pretty sure I saw the damned thing in the movie theater. Back in those days, I must have been 9 or 10 years old and I thought the whole thing was really hilarious. Sure, after all these years, the concept does really sound lame but I canโ€™t help thinking again about this movie filled with nostalgia. Still, even though the whole thi... read more

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1 year, 11 months ago at Mar 29 10:18
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Kindergarten Cop was a surprisingly good film. I was not expecting it to work, and it worked so much better than I expected it to. Kindergarten Cop is a little overlong and the villains are perhaps a little too pantomime. However, the film does look lovely, and the score and soundtrack gives it its heart-warming sentiment.

The script also worked. It was funny, it was poignant and it w... read more
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A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment: masquerade as a a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.
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Tags: Comedy (42), Action (24), Crime (20), 1990 (15), 1990s (10), Cops (9), School (9), Police (9), Drama (8), Child Abuse (7), Undercover (6), Family (6), Kids (6), Murder (6), Children (6), Fire (6), Kindergarten (6), Thriller (5), Police Officer (5), Ferret (5)
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“Kindergarten Cop was a surprisingly good film. I was not expecting it to work, and it worked so much better than I expected it to. Kindergarten Cop is a little overlong and the villains are perhaps a little too pantomime. However, the film does look lovely, and the score and soundtrack gives it its heart-warming sentiment.

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I was very surprised by the acting. Kindergarten Cop is not Arnold Schwarznegger's best film, but it does show that he can do comedy, and here he does do it well. He is suitably low-key and avoids being wooden as well. Penelope Ann Miller gives good s” read more

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