Loose Cannons
Loose Cannons (1990)

Loose Cannons may be a wacky buddy-cop comedy, but it starts with a chilling premise. It seems that a film is discovered that depicts the final moments of Adolf Hitler's life. The climax features young German officer Von Metz, who is… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 9, 1990
DVD Release Date: July 8, 2003
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Variety Staff

Dan Aykroyd's dexterous multipersonality schtick is the only redeeming feature of this chase-heavy comedy.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

Hackman mostly just stands around watching Aykroyd run through his exertions with the look of a man who has something unspeakable on the sole of his shoe.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Not one of the best efforts from either Hackman or Aykroyd.

Time Out

A reeking stinker of a comedy.

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TV Guide

To put it bluntly, Loose Cannons is garbage.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Quite embarrassing, really, especially with the overacting of Dan Aykroyd.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

Mr. Hackman and Mr. Aykroyd deserve much better. They really do. Each gives a thoroughly professional performance that is consistently undercut by the direction of Mr. Clark.

Caffeinated Clint
Film Threat

Fires nothing but blanks

Chris Hicks
Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

All of this must have looked wonderful on paper, but somehow the joy of it got lost in the translation from page to screen.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Looking for an interesting combination in casting? well look no further, Dan Aykroyd, Gene Hackman and Dom Deluise head this cop buddy flick. This film followed… More
Lucas Martins
Could be funniest, could be more good writing, could be fresh... but isn't.
Dean McKenna
Only a few funny scenes provided by Dan Aykroyd, including one in which he imitates the Road Runner, save this uneven cop comedy.