Cast (in credits order) Jack Webb. During the raid on the drug facility/milk processing plant, the liquid that spews from the pipes and drums turns out to be milk. Dan Akyroyd plays the nephew of that character here. Tom Hanks has a great time with the new character of Pep Streebeck, the antithesis of Friday. Siskel concluded that "they didn't have enough confidence in the material that they had to tr… 12 of 18 people found this review helpful. The following morning, Friday catches up to him in a police jet and forces him to land. Starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks, the film is based on the radio and television crime drama of the same name. Harry Morgan reprises his role from the television series as Bill Gannon, now a captain and Friday and Streebek's boss. Reverend Jonathan Whirley has been leading a moral crusade against Caesar's business. He speaks every word with a cement-like conviction; he's always got a snappy answer for every sarcastic criminal. With Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan. The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery. Siskel praised Aykroyd's performance in particular, going so far as to say he deserved an Academy Award nomination. Towards the end of the film, when Streebeck arrests Muzz, he raps him his rights. A highly successful advertising executive decides to put his job on hold after getting an update from his father that he and his wife are divorced and decides to extend his break after revealing that his father is a diabetic.

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Directed by Tom Mankiewicz. Dragnet (Dragnet) (Joe Friday au Québec) est un film américain réalisé par Tom Mankiewicz, sorti en 1987.Le titre fait référence à la fameuse série policière américaine Dragnet (aussi appelée Badge 714), créée par Jack Webb, où l'on suivait les aventures policières du Sergent Joe Friday, policier à Los Angeles et sa fameuse réplique « Je m'appelle Friday, je suis flic » Robert Angus.

| 9/10. Dabney Coleman, Christopher Plummer and even Harry Morgan reprising his Bill Gannon role (now the captain of detectives). |

The marginally fleshed out plot involves P.A.G.A.N.s attacking Coleman's smut magazines and advocating for "good sex and bad drugs" as the key to a great society. The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery. He is so much like Webb that he even appears to be channeling him spiritually. This film is so true to the atmosphere of the 1950's that you could show it in a history class, but it's a lot of fun. (uncredited), Brewster - Desk Clerk The story you are about to see is true; the names have been changed to protect the innocent. See the full list of Dragnet cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. Was this review helpful to you? The soundtrack includes an original song called "City of Crime", a rock/hip-hop hybrid collaboration performed by Aykroyd and Hanks with bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes and guitarist Pat Thrall. Dabney Coleman, Christopher Plummer and even Harry Morgan reprising his Bill Gannon role (now the captain of detectives).
As Friday takes Connie home, they are captured by Muzz and taken to the Griffith Observatory, where Whirley reveals to them his plan to kill Caesar at a reunion party for the models of Bait. A medical school dropout and a housewife/mom try to make it as stand-up comedians. Plus, see what some of your favorite stars of the '90s look like now. A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saved him from drowning as a boy. ... Sgt.

88 min Narrator: Kirkpatrick removes Friday and Streebek from the case.

Siskel concluded that "they didn't have enough confidence in the material that they had to try and hook kids in with some disco thing. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? During dinner, Connie identifies Whirley (at another table with Gannon and Kirkpatrick) as the P.A.G.A.N. Release Dates The unintended humorous effect makes it seem that Smith curtsies at the start of the ride and Friday curtsies at the end. Dennis Weaver Dies in Colorado. The screenplay, both a parody of and homage to the long-running television series, was written by Aykroyd, Mankiewicz and Alan Zweibel.   |  Use the HTML below. Lots of fun, randomness abounds.

", "Everyone ends up in the same damned place. Based on the television series of the same name, this film follows the exploits of Sgt. The script for Dragnet was written by Dan Aykroyd and Alan Zweibel, who had worked together during Aykroyd's tenure on Saturday Night Live.

They become friends and help each other out at an NYC comedy club. Two homicide detectives investigate the brutal shotgun murder of a crime syndicate member. Most people remember Dragnet with Jack Webb as the buttoned-up police sergeant Joe Friday. Discover what to watch this November including a Marvel docu-series, a '90s reboot, and a Star Wars holiday celebration. Deadline [5], The film received favorable reviews from Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel on their program Siskel and Ebert and the Movies.   |  Whirley sets fire to the stolen magazines and later escapes in the confusion. | Vic Perrin. Harry Morgan. Peter Bart: As TV News Reports Look More Like Cop Shows, Viewers Are Left In Cuffs, 15 July 2020 Dragnet is a 1954 American crime film directed by Jack Webb and written by Richard L. Breen. Ebert extended this praise to the ensemble cast, although he lamented the lack of stylized camera shots from the original television show and criticized the use of contemporary pop music.