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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Bruce Willis
Damon Wayans
Chelsea Field
Noble Willingham
Directors
Tony Scott
Screenwriters
Shane Black
Running Time
105 minutes

The Last Boy Scout
Amillion dollar script from Lethal Weapon screenwriter Shane Black, the wisecracking talents of Bruce Willis, a plot that takes second place to the action, and enough bullets-through-heads, punch-ups and exploding cars to fill three movies.


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Plot
Ex-secret agent-turned-private eye Joe Hallenbeck (Willis), takes a case protecting an exotic dancer named Cory, only to see her shot to pieces in a gangland-style hit. Saddled with Cory's boyfriend, ex-football player Jimmy Dix (Wayans) as a sidekick, the two begin to investigate her death, leading them to discover corruption in the world of football and politics.


Verdict
This is a movie for the boys who like watching men being real men - cursing, shooting and fighting - and anyone who likes this kind of wham-bam entertainment will certainly get more than their money's worth.


Reviewed by Joanna Berry

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