47- #DLMChallenge “The Naked Gun 2 and 1/2: The Smell of Fear”

For #47 of the #DLMChallenge #365moviesin365days on March 30th I watched: The Naked Gun 2 and 1/2: The Smell of Fear.

Leslie Nielsen does it again.

Again, I ask myself, “Why have I never experienced this gem before?” Much like the first one, Naked Gun 2 1/2 made me laugh, even all by myself.

They don’t make parody movies like this anymore. Even the men (you’ll see below) who made these classics, can’t simply parody things; they must include extraneous pop culture personalities and “current” headlines.

The Main Crew:

Cinematographer: Robert M. Stevens (Labor Pains [2000], Pecker)

Based on the Television Series Police Squad! by:

Jim Abrahams (Lego Airplane!: Part 1, Hot Shot! Part Deux)

David Zucker (Spaghetti Versus Noodle)

& Jerry Zucker (Top Secret!, First Knight [Produced by])

Written by: David Zucker & Pat Proft (Scary Movie 4, Mr. Magoo)

Directed by: David Zucker (An American Carol)

The Main Cast:

Leslie Nielsen (Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Scary Movie 3)

Priscilla Presley (Breakfast with Einstein, Dallas [1978])

George Kennedy (Bolero, Creepshow 2)

Robert Goulet (Beetlejuice, Scrooged)


Follow me on Twitter to keep up with my #DLMChallenge @GuyOnAWire

And to learn more about the DLM Challenge— Click here.

-Jamie

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