K-9 Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 15258

Average Rating: 2.2/4

# of Ratings: 48

Theatrical Release Date: 04/28/1989

Language: English

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Rod Daniel

Actors: James Belushi, Mel Harris, Ed O'Neill, Kevin Tighe, James Handy, Daniel Davis

Plot: On the trail of drug dealer with a personal vendetta against him, Michael Dooley is given an intelligent drug-sniffing German Shepherd, Jerry Lee, to help him. At first the relationship is strained, and Jerry Lee seems like a hindrance rather than help, but as Dooley learns that his new partner may just be the best thing for him. -- Chris Kavan

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1.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 07/12/2012

Another one of those dumb buddy cop movies parodied by Last Action Hero. It's inoffensive, but Belushi just doesn't have the star quality his brother had and it's not as good as contemporary Turner & Hooch.

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Rating of
2.5/4

Good for its time, good family / kids movie.

TheWolf - wrote on 08/04/2007

(James Belushi) is a "loose cannon" cop. He has to do everything his own way on his own time and doesn't know the meaning of the word, "team-work" But after he screws up his last bust by buying a car from a car dealer and five minutes later proceeds to crash it into a building where the bad guys are dealing dope, he is assigned a new partner, a dog! To be exact. A rouge German Shepard that wants to be treated more like a person than a dog.
Ok, this movie came out around the same time that Tuner and Hootch came out, hollywood didn't want to stray from the cop genre movies that were doing well, but didn't want to make another buddy cop movie, probably because they couldn't find someone to play opposite of Belushi. There are a lot of people that will tear this movie apart simply because …

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