Another Stakeout

Synopsis: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina Garret from the DA's office and her pet rottweiler 'Archie'; their cover, husband and wife with son Bill.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): John Badham
Production: Buena Vista
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min


Yeah, I got it.

Take it easy, Lu.

You gotta have a little faith.


Have something to eat.

There's some more stuff

in the fridge, if you like.

- You want some coffee?

- No, I just want this to be over with.

I'm gonna lie down.

- Lu, you gonna be okay?

- Yeah.

- Hi, baby.

- Hi.


Come here, come here.

Come over here.

- You got to take it easy.

- I shouldn't have done this, Michael.

- This is insane.

- Come on, come on.

Come on, look what it's done.

I mean, look where we are.

Well, won't last forever.

Yes, it will. This is

gonna last forever.

- You don't know these people.

- Let's just get through the trial.

Then we'll get the hell out of

the country, just you and me.

- I love you.

- I love you too, kid.

I had such a great time

at the party last night.

They always get

the best caterers.

I don't know where they find them.

That food was great.

What do we have here?

- McNamara, you there?

- Yeah, we're here.

We have a septic truck

right in front of the house.

Running the plate.

"You dump it... We pump it."

- Sounds like a government job.

- Yeah.

Okay, the license plate checks out.

We have

a scheduled pump for today.

Lucky us,

or should I say, lucky you?

You may unfasten your safety belts

and rhumba around the cabin.

We have a pizza delivery this time.

Running the plate now.

- What the hell, you guys didn't order pizza, did you?

- No, it's 7:
00 in the morning.

- Oh, shi...

We have a Code Red!

Ready? Now!

- Freeze! Move!

- Turn around!

I didn't do nothin'! I swear!

I swear

I didn't do nothin'!

- Hey!

- Relax!

- Is it wired?

- I don't know!

Hey, this truck's

not pumpin' out, it's pumpin' in!

- Lu, get outta the house!

- Lu, get out!

Hey, go on and get

that truck outta there!

Get that truck

outta here!

Lu, get out!

Lu! Lu!

- Out the back!

- This way! This way!

Okay, get it outta here!

Get it out!

This way! Go!

Run, Lu, run!

Lu, help!


Lu! Lu!

Oh, my God!



This is...


The truck was filled with gasoline.

The guy must have had a remote.

Well, he detonated

his truck.

Once they found out

where the safe house was,

it would have been easy

to find schedules.

He probably intercepted the truck

sometime before the last stop.

- We've uncovered another body.

- Where is it?

Over there.

That makes number three.

- Is this Delano or not?

- No, I don't think so.

This weapon's

police issue.

Our entire case against Costanzo

is based on Delano's testimony.

So I would really like to know

if she is alive or dead...

before I call her

to the witness stand!

I can't take this goombah into court

with a bunch of circumstantial crap!

He'll walk, just like he

walked the last two times.

Hello! This was your responsibility,

sir, and you blew it!

- Don't you dare pin this on me!

- Don't talk back to me!

Hey, listen!

This whole operation was compromised!

- Back off!

- What you people don't seem to be able to understand...

is that without

this witness, I have no case!

Now, can anyone tell me

if she is dead?

Sir, I don't

think she's one of the bodies.

- You think she survived this?

- I've looked at all the bodies we found.

None of them match

Delano's description.

Are you telling me

that she's alive?

Well, she's definitely not

one of the bodies we have.

Then where the hell is she?

- Hey.

- Loser.

- I think it's him.

- Where?

Long hair

over by the pickup.

Hey, what do ya got?

- You sure? - Son-of-a-b*tch

killed my friends. Cut me bad.

- Think I'd forget?

- We got a positive I.D.

Told you not to bother me

unless it was important.

- Hope you're wearin' sun block.

- I'm a construction worker. I need rays.

He's coming in your direction.

Fatigues, glasses, long hair.

- Whoo! What have we got here?

- Hey, you jerk!

I think we should arrest him

for what he's wearing.

Yeah, he looks like he's on page 26

of Madonna's sex book.

I got him.

Think it's safe to assume

he's armed and dangerous?

- Wanna yell, "Freeze"?

- I yelled "Freeze" last time.

- Go ahead, it makes you feel better.

- No, no, no.

Hey, stay here.

No, no, you get hurt, it's my ass.

Wait, wait! Hold it!


Yes! Oh, I'm sorry, I'm sorry.

Are you okay?

What are you lookin' at?

Go after 'im!

No, I've seen this one before.

You go there. I'll take the back.

- He's goin' upstairs!

- Got it!

- Aah!

- Freeze! Oh!

Uh, just a hunch, but I don't think

this guy's gonna go in peacefully.


He's not freezing!

- Try, "Stop or I'll shoot!"

- Stop or I'll shoot!


Anything else?

Did you say,

"Simon says"?

Watch a pro.

- Police! You're under arrest!

- Whoa!





So that's how

a pro does it, huh?


Hey, wait! Wait! Whoa, whoa!

Seattle P.D., stop that truck!

Hey! Seattle P.D.!


Stop the truck!

- Stop the truck.

- What?

My partner's

in the back.


I'm hit!

Let's get outta here!


killed my friend.

Drop it!



Oh, no.

Yeah, what do you want?

- Gina Garrett for the captain.

- Okay.

Gina Garrett for you.

Hey, you two!

Stinky, Reimers!

Captain's havin' a hemorrhoid.

Wants your butts

in his office A.S.A.P.

- I'm sorry, Gina Garrett, was it?

- Gina Garrett, yes.


All right,

gimme a minute. I'll get back to ya.

Oh, let me guess.

Sanitation and construction.

Two of my favorites... Uh-uh-uh-uh!

Don't you dare sit in

those chairs. Either of ya.

Detective Lecce, is this the weapon

involved in the assault?

- Yes, sir, Captain, sir.

- Do we know whose weapon it is?

- Yes, Captain, sir, it's mine.

- Okay, let's get some facts straight.

Winston and I don't want Internal

Affairs pointing a finger at us,

saying that we didn't

do ourjob right.

The gun fell out of my hand because I

happened to be falling out of a window.

Witness picked it up,

shot the suspect. Sue me.

Since this is now classified

as an officer-involved shooting,

- you two won't mind a quick visit with the D.A.'s office.

- What?

- The guy was resisting arrest!

- It took the two of us to hold him down!

- He can't file charges against me!

- Really?

- The gun was falling out of my hand!

- Hey! Hey!

- Who said anything about filing charges?

- You said the D.A.'s office!

I didn't say anything. You two are

temporarily reassigned to the D.A.'s office.

- They'd like to stop by and tell you why.

- Do we get a choice?


A handcuffed suspect?

- Good afternoon.

- Phillip. Gentlemen.

Gentlemen, this is Assistant

District Attorney Gina Garrett.

- This is Det. Chris Lecce and Det. Bill Reimers.

- Hello.

- Oh, I'm really sorry about that.

- Don't use my scarf!

- I got some spaghetti all over...

- Everything's fine.

Gentlemen, this assignment's

confidential. Don't discuss it.

Two days ago the Las Vegas D.A.

and the U.S. Department ofJustice...

asked us to help find a witness

who was gonna testify...

against the head

of a Chicago crime family.

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Jim Kouf

Jim Kouf (born July 24, 1951) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. He received the 1988 Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay for his work on Stakeout (1987). more…

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