Detective School Dropouts

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Detective School Dropouts
DetectiveSchoolDropoutsMoviePoster.jpg
Out-of-print 1986 VHS video cover.
Directed byFilippo Ottoni
Produced byYoram Globus
Menahem Golan
Written byDavid Landsberg
Lorin Dreyfuss
StarringDavid Landsberg
Lorin Dreyfuss
Valeria Golino
Production
company
Release date
  • August 8, 1986 (1986-08-08) (USA)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States/Italy
LanguageEnglish
Box office$22,123[1]

Detective School Dropouts is a 1986 action-comedy co-starring and written by David Landsberg and Lorin Dreyfuss for The Cannon Group.

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Two bumbling private detectives get themselves hired to find a missing person. They quickly find themselves in the middle of a mob war that takes place between New York City and Rome, when it turns out that the missing person is somebody the mob wants to stay missing.

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Overview[edit]

The film was not successful at the box office, but subsequently gained cult film status. It is noted for its low-budget production values, cheesy '80's synth soundtrack, and being the only film released from the Cannon Group to have lost money at the box office.[citation needed] However, it is also representative of '80 culture at the time when slapstick briefly resurfaced in popularity with American audiences.[citation needed]

"Detective School Drop Outs" was released on DVD from MGM in October 2011.[citation needed]

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