Dragnet 1987

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Dragnet ★★ 1987 (PG-13)

Semi-parody of the vintage '60s TV cop show. Sgt. Joe Friday's straitlaced nephew (Aykroyd) and his sloppy partner Pep (Hanks) take on a crooked reverend (Plummer) and a pagan organization called, well, P.A.G.A.N. Neither Aykroyd nor Hanks can save this big-budget but lackluster spoof that's full of holes, although they both have their moments. 106m/C VHS, DVD . Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry (Henry) Morgan, Elizabeth Ashley, Dabney Coleman, Alexandra Paul, Kathleen Freeman, Jack O'Halloran; D: Tom Mankiewicz; W: Tom Mankiewicz, Alan Zweibel, Dan Aykroyd; C: Matthew F. Leonetti; M: Ira Newborn.