Hot Shots!

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Hot Shots! ★★★ 1991 (PG-13)

Another entry from “The Naked Gun” team of master movie parodists, this has lots of clever sight gags but the verbal humor often plummets to the ground. Spoofs “Top Gun” and similar gung-ho air corps adventures but doesn't forget other popular films including “Dances with Wolves” and “The Fabulous Baker Boys.” Sheen is very funny as ace fighter pilot Sean “Topper” Harley who's to avenge the family honor. Great when you're in the mood for laughs that don't require thought. 83m/C VHS, DVD . Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Kevin Dunn, Jon Cryer, William O'Leary, Kristy Swanson, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bill Irwin, Heidi Swedberg, Judith Kahan, Pat Proft; Cameos: Charles Barkley, Bill Laimbeer; D: Jim Abrahams; W: Pat Proft, Jim Abrahams; C: Bill Butler; M: Sylvester Levay.