Starsky & Hutch

Synopsis: Set in the 1970s in a metropolis called "Bay City," this is the tale of two police detective partners, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, and Dave Starsky, who always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey, rely on omniscient street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod, telling the story of their first big case (as a prequel to the TV show), which involved a former college campus drug dealer who went on to become a white collar criminal.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Todd Phillips
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  3 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

Don't stress. Just relax.

I understand you can lose keys.

You can lose your wallet.

How do you lose a plane?

Reese, what do you want me to do?

We got three out of four planes in.

That's a lot of coke.

Now, that's the kind of winning attitude

that'll take this enterprise to the top.

In all fairness, Reese, it wasn't his fault.

Are you his attorney?

Why are you in the conversation?

Come on, I'm kidding!

- I'm just kidding with you.

- He loves to joke.

Terrence here is absolutely right.

I mean, hell, three out of four ain't bad.

Let's celebrate. Who wants a beer?

- Great!

- Okay.

- Baby!

- Coke. It costs money.

Planes. They cost money.

This yacht, this perm, my kid's braces, it all

costs money. Do you think Kitty's free?

Kitty, turn around. Turn around!

Reese, please put the gun down.

Now, the next time that a plane

goes down, you better be on it.

Will you do my back, please?

- Sure.

- I don't wanna tan weird.

- Am I tanning weird?

- No.

- Honestly.

- You're bronzing.

There's no such thing

as a petty crime.

No minor infractions.

There's only the law.

Freeze! Bay City P.D.!

That's me in the leather jacket

and tight jeans.

See that guy I'm chasing?

I hate him.

And I'll do everything

in my power to stop him.

Wanna play, let's play.

Because it's my job to stop him.


And the city pays me a damn

good salary to do my job.

Besides, he crossed the line.

And in Bay City,

when you cross the line...

...your nuts are mine.

I said, freeze!

My name is David Starsky,

and I'm a cop.

I've always had this theory

about police work:

If you can't beat them, join them.

No! No! No!

Put the money in there.

Too many cops worry about

the wrong thing:

Not me, though.

I'm looking out for numero uno.

- Hey, old-timer. Put this on Dallas.

- Come on! Let's go!

I'm just a realist, that's all.

And besides, you have any idea

how little the city pays us?

Freeze! Bay City P.D.!

Take it easy.

Guys, come on.

I'm undercover here.

My name is Ken Hutchinson,

and I'm a cop.

Where did they come from?

Jesus Christ, Starsky.

You fired three rounds

into a crowded intersection.

We got a man with a broken hip...

...and some asshole wants

a new top for his Caddy?

That purse had $ 7 in it.

- Okay, want my badge? Here, take it.

- Fine.

Come on. I was just making a point.

David, David.

Your mother was one of the finest cops

Bay City ever seen.

Twenty-two years on the force

with the same partner.

You have had 12 partners

over the past four years.

She died a legend.

I am not my mother!

I'm sorry.

Detective Hutchinson is here.

Send him in. Have a seat.

- How you doing, captain?

- I believe you two know each other.

Yeah, a little bit. How you doing?

- Yeah, right.

- Hutch.

You've got a lot of explaining to do.

I know. Look, I was trying to infiltrate

one of the East Side gangs...

...and work my way up

to the big fish. It's simple.

- You were robbing a bookie.

- That's right.

You've robbed seven bookies.

You haven't filed a report, turned

in any money or arrested anybody.

How can I? They'll know I'm a cop.

I wouldn't worry, you won't

be mistaken for a real cop.

Oh, really? Why don't you go get yourself

another perm and let the grownups talk.

- My hair is naturally curly.

- No, it's not.

- Yes, it is.

- That's a perm job, all the way.

Touch it!

Hey! Why are you touching him?


You know something?

You two deserve each other.

Make nice. You're partners.

- You're crazy.

- No, I'm not.

I don't know why you're so upset.

The guy cost us 200 grand.

A "thank you" might be more appropriate.

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