"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 R. Daniel, and written by S. Siegel and S. Myers, released on April 28 of 1989 in the USA . James Belushi and Mel Harris are starring, alongside Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill, Koton and James Handy.

One's just a little smarter than the other.
Directed by:
R. Daniel
Written by:
S. Siegel and S. Myers
Lawrence Gordon and Charles Gordon
S. Siegel
Executive producer:
D. Smith
Associate producer:
Lloyd Levin


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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Who is the director of "K-9"?

R. Daniel is an American director.

R. Daniel has directed movies such as "Like Father Like Son", released in 1987, "Home Alone 4" (2002), "Beethoven's 2nd" (1993).


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

"K-9" was initially released on Friday, April 28, 1989, in the United States. Also released on Friday, April 28, 1989 have been "The Horror Show" (dir. David Blyth and J. Isaac) and "Loverboy" (dir. Joan Micklin Silver)

Release date in the United States:
  • Friday, April 28, 1989
Release date in the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, October 06, 1989

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