Directed By: Rod Daniel Starring: James Belushi

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Thomas dooley, an unorthodox narcotics cop, is one step away from nailing a prominenet socialite in a $50 million cocaine bust. Branded as too crazy to partner with, superbly trained german shepard police dog with best nose in the drug-busting business.


Studio Universal
SKU 40114415
UPC 025192058523
UPC 14 00025192058523
Format DVD
Release Date 9/1/2015
Rating Rating
Animal Heroes
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Editors Note
Note A narcotics cop (James Belushi) deemed too crazy to team with anybody is given a headstrong German Shepherd (Jerry Lee) as a partner. The pair, while trying to understand each other, also try to bust a big businessman who is an even bigger cocaine dealer.
Plot Summary
Summary While trying to break up a big drug ring, Maverick cop Dooley meets his new partner: a German shepherd police dog. Although Dooley is initially hostile to the idea of a canine partner, he develops a begrudging respect for the dedicated pooch.
New York Times "...Surefire dog tricks and breezy pacing..." 04/28/1989 p.C19
Los Angeles Times "...It's enjoyable, thanks not only to its charismatic duo, but also to the skilled comedy direction of Rod Daniel..." 04/28/1989 p.C17
Rod Daniel
James Belushi
Cast & Crew
Ed O'Neill - Actor
James Belushi - Actor
Kevin Tighe - Actor
Mel Harris - Actor
Rod Daniel - Director
Charles Gordon - Producer
Lawrence Gordon - Producer
Scott Myers - Screenplay
Steven Siegel - Screenplay
Technical Info
Catalog ID 20585
UPC 00025192058523
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 102 minutes
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
ReviewSource Washington Post
Review Benji begone. There's a new wag in Hollywood -- Jerry Lee, who's got this year's Patsy (dogdom's Oscar) collared with his bow-wowser of a performance opposite Jim Belushi in K-9... The writers -- Scott Myers... and Steven Siegel-- follow the formula in their first script. Belushi is fetching, though he plays a cliche. But the movie would roll over and play dead without the talented German Shepherd. Lassie was classy and Benji beguiling, but Jerry Lee is a four-legged Burt Reynolds, just made for fast cars and chase scenes. Trainer Karl Lewis Miller deserves more credit than director Rod Daniel, the brains behind that lycanthropic comedy Teen Wolf. Just turn that camera on Jerry Lee, playing peekaboo from behind those big fuzzy paws, and you've got motion picture magic. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you might even feel like scratching.
Reviewer Rita Kempley
ReviewRating 0
DVD, Dolby, Digital Audio, English
Product Attributes
Actor Belushi,James
Label Mca Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Rita Kempley, Washington Post Jerry Lee is a four-legged Burt Reynolds, just made for fast cars and chase scenes...

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