A goofy spoof of some of Hollywood's recent box office champs, NATIONAL LAMPOON'S LOADED WEAPON owes more than a nod to the irreverent writing that powered laugh-a-minute romps like AIRPLANE! and THE NAKED GUN. Unfortunately, the density and quality of the gags here fail to match the
hilarious wallop of those predecessors.
Trigger-happy narcotics squad detective Jack Colt (Emilio Estevez) is teamed with by-the-book man Wes Luger (Samuel L. Jackson) to look into the death of Luger's former beat partner, Billie York (Whoopi Goldberg). Once the dysfunctional duo get going, nothing--not even a relentless onslaught of
inane comments or sight gags featuring police pl...