Running Scared Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer

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Two cops Ray Hughes and Danny Constanza enjoy more of the lighthearted side of life; playing cards and cracking jokes. But their boss Det. Frank Sigliano instructs them to follow up on a drug bust as the boss hires a snitch named Snake, get them to the place where big time drug boss Julio Gonzalez (recently out of jail)is making a deal.
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However things go real bad as Hughes and Constanza is both spotted and were one step away to getting killed. Sigliano in loss of words of how the duo did a crappy job, demands the two to take a relaxing vacation in sunny Key West Florida. The guys does not mind taking a break; so off they went to the place where there are full of beautiful women and a bar spot where they frequently hang out.

Hughes and Constanza realizes that Key West is where they want to be at pernamently, and right away make a plan to retire as cops in a 30 day period and buy the bar with Constanza's inherit money from his dead aunt. Their trip is soon turned into a halt as their boss wants them back to catch Julio- once again out to killed Hughes and Constanza as Julio makes a effort to kidnap Constanza's ex wife Anna in return to get his drugs back.

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   gangsters/crime    -   cops/detectives How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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