Cops & Robbersons

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  • PG
  • 1994
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 5.2  (7,280)

Cops & Robbersons is a 1994 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and written by Michael Ritchie and Mark Feldberg. The movie stars Chevy Chase, Jack Palance, and Dianne Wiest. The movie follows the Robbersons, a suburban family who become the unwitting hosts to a team of police officers who are investigating a nearby house where a group of robbers are planning a heist. The lead detective on the case, Jake Stone (Jack Palance), convinces the family to let his team set up surveillance in their home in order to keep an eye on the robbers.

The Robbersons are initially hesitant to allow the police into their home but ultimately agree after Stone convinces them that they will be helping to catch a group of dangerous criminals. However, as the days pass and the police team begins to disrupt the family's everyday routine, the Robbersons start to feel resentful of the intrusion and the situation becomes increasingly chaotic.

Chevy Chase plays the role of Norman Robberson, a hapless dad who is often at odds with his wife Helen (Dianne Wiest). As the family struggles to keep up appearances in front of the police team, Norman becomes increasingly resentful of the officers who are taking over his home and causing chaos in his life.

The movie is filled with comedic moments as the police team struggles to maintain their cover and the Robbersons attempt to carry on with their daily lives amidst the chaos. There are hijinks involving a pet rabbit, yoga classes, and a neighborhood watch meeting that goes hilariously awry.

The film also features a number of well-known character actors in supporting roles, including David Barry Gray as the Robbersons' teenage son, and Robert Davi as one of the robbers being pursued by the police team.

Overall, Cops & Robbersons is a light-hearted comedy that offers a fun and entertaining escape from reality. While not a critical darling, the movie is an enjoyable romp that showcases Chevy Chase's signature comedic style and a strong supporting cast. Whether you're a fan of classic comedies or just looking for a fun movie to enjoy with your family, Cops & Robbersons is a delightful choice.

Cops & Robbersons is a 1994 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.2.

Cops & Robbersons
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    5.2  (7,280)