Starring Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul and Jack O'Halloran, "Dragnet" (also known as "Schlappe Bullen beißen nicht", "Retata, La") is a Comedy/Crime film directed by Tom Mankiewicz, and written by Dan Aykroyd, released in the USA on June 23 of 1987.
Just The Facts.
Who directed "Dragnet":
Dragnet was directed by Tom Mankiewicz, an American writer, producer, and director.
Since Dragnet, Tom Mankiewicz directed Delirious, released in 1991.
What was the release date of "Dragnet":
Dragnet was initially released on Tuesday, June 23, 1987, in the United States.. This was thirty-two (32) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, January 13, 1988 in France; Monday, December 07, 1987 in Germany and on Thursday, September 10, 1987 in Australia.
What is the cast of "Dragnet":
At the casting of Dragnet we find Dan Aykroyd, previously seen in Into the Night (1985) and Nothing Lasts Forever (1984); Tom Hanks (Nothing in Common (1986), The Money Pit (1986)); Christopher Plummer (An American Tail (1986), An American Tail (1986)) [ more... ]
- Tom Hanks and Dabney Coleman also appeared in The Man with One Red Shoe, released in 1985.
- Fred Asparagus and Alexandra Paul can be seen in 8 Million Ways to Die, released in 1986.
- Christopher Plummer and Jim Boeke also worked together in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, released in 1991.
- Jim Boeke and Tom Hanks can also be seen in Forrest Gump, released in 1994.
What is the Storyline of "Dragnet":
LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday's nephew and namesake (Aykroyd), whose anachronistic views reflect those of his late uncle, is involuntarily assigned a smart-alecky, streetwise new partner, Pep Streebek (Hanks). Their contrasting styles clash at first, Friday disapproving of his young partner's attitude, hair, and wardrobe, but they gradually bond over their first case as a team, an investigation of a series of bizarre thefts involving items as disparate as a tanker full of chemicals, police, fire and paramedic [...]
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