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Rent-a-Cop is a american film of genre Comedy directed by Jerry London released in USA on 15 january 1988 with Burt Reynolds

Rent-a-Cop (1987)

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Released in USA 15 january 1988
Length 1h36
Directed by
Genres Comedy,    Comedy thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating46% 2.308082.308082.308082.308082.30808

This is an article about the movie. For the use of Rent-A-Cop as a nickname see Security guard.

Rent-a-Cop is a 1988 action / comedy / crime film starring Burt Reynolds and Liza Minnelli. Reynolds plays a disgraced police officer, now working as a security guard, who falls in love with Minnelli, who plays a prostitute.

The film helped both lead actors to be nominated for the 1988 Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Actor and Worst Actress. (These nominations were not solely on the merits of Rent-a-Cop, however; Reynolds and Minnelli were also cited for Switching Channels and Arthur 2: On the Rocks, respectively). Minnelli ended up "winning" the Worst Actress prize.

The film earned under US$300,000 in American ticket sales. IMDb lists the film as having debuted in 1987 because the movie came out in West Germany in November 1987, two months before its American premiere. Although set in Chicago, the movie was mostly filmed in Italy.


A drug bust is about to go down and Chicago cop Tony Church is on the case. Things go horribly wrong, though. His fellow officers get slaughtered and Church takes the blame, getting fired from the force.


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