Stakeout 1987

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Stakeout ★★ ½ 1987 (R)

A sometimes violent comedy-thriller about a pair of detectives who stake out a beautiful woman's apartment, hoping for a clue to the whereabouts of her psycho boyfriend who has broken out of prison. One of them (Dreyfuss) then begins to fall in love with her. Natural charm among Estevez, Dreyfuss, and Stowe that adds to the proceedings, which are palpably implausible and silly. Slapstick sequel “Another Stakeout” followed in 1993. 117m/C VHS, DVD . Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, Forest Whitaker, Dan Lauria, Earl Billings; D: John Badham; W: Jim Kouf; M: Arthur B. Rubinstein.