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Directed by:
Rod Daniel

"K-9" (also known as "Mein Partner mit der kalten Schnauze", "Poliziotto a quattro zampe", "Poliziotto a 4 zampe") is an Action/Comedy/Crime film directed by Rod Daniel, released on April 28 of 1989 in the USA . James Belushi and Mel Harris are starring, alongside Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill, James Handy and Daniel Davis.

Meet the two toughest cops in town.

Who is the director of "K-9":

K-9 was directed by Rod Daniel, an American director.

Before making K-9, Rod Daniel had directed Like Father Like Son, released in 1987. Since, he directed Beethoven's 2nd, released in 1993, Home Alone 4 (2002).

What was the release date of "K-9":

K-9 was first released on Friday, April 28, 1989, in the United States. Also released on Friday, April 28, 1989 have been Stealing Heaven (dir. Clive Donner), The Horror Show (dir. David Blyth and James Isaac), and Loverboy (dir. Joan Micklin Silver). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, October 06, 1989 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, July 06, 1989 in Germany; Thursday, July 27, 1989 in Australia and on Saturday, November 11, 1989 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "K-9":

At the casting of K-9 we find James Belushi, previously seen in Who's Harry Crumb? (1989) and Red Heat (1988); Mel Harris (Cameron's Closet (1988), Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987)); Kevin Tighe (Eight Men Out (1988), Matewan (1987)) [ more... ]

  • James Belushi, Pruitt Taylor Vince and Marjorie Bransfield can be seen in Red Heat, released in 1988.
  • James Belushi, Pruitt Taylor Vince and Marjorie Bransfield also appeared in Homer and Eddie, released in 1989.
  • Marjorie Bransfield and James Belushi also worked together in Taking Care of Business, released in 1990.
  • Kevin Tighe and Pruitt Taylor Vince can be seen in Mumford, released in 1999.

What is the Storyline of "K-9":

Belushi plays bad tempered San Diego police detective Michael Dooley, who has been tagged for execution by a major international drug dealer (Lyman, played by Kevin Tighe). To help, a so-called "friend" (Brannigan, played by Ed O'Neill) gives Dooley a police dog, "Jerry Lee," trained to sniff drugs. The two attempt to put Lyman in prison, but Dooley soon learns that Jerry Lee is a mischievous smart alec who works only when he wants to. Many of the movie's gags revolve around Jerry Lee's playfully [...]

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