Detective School Dropouts

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Detective School Dropouts
DetectiveSchoolDropoutsMoviePoster.jpg
Out-of-print 1986 VHS video cover.
Directed by Filippo Ottoni
Produced by Yoram Globus
Menahem Golan
Written by David Landsberg
Lorin Dreyfuss
Starring David Landsberg
Lorin Dreyfuss
Valeria Golino
Production
company
Release date
  • August 8, 1986 (1986-08-08) (USA)
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States/Italy
Language English
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. 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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