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Gun Shy (2000)



Critic Consensus: A dark comedy of the low brow nature -- filled with fart and gay jokes. Even Liam Neeson and Sandra Bullock cannot save this failure.

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In this action-laced comedy, a cop on the verge of a nervous breakdown finds love at the least convenient time. Charlie Mayo (Liam Neeson) is an undercover agent with the DEA who was nearly killed when a sting set up to nail a gang of drug dealers went horribly wrong. The accident left Charlie shaken, and he's gone into therapy to hold himself together as he struggles through one final case before retiring. Charlie's superior (Mitch Pileggi) has set him up on another undercover assignment as he tries to bring in two Colombian drug kingpins and a low-level Mafiosi with delusions of grandeur (Oliver Platt). As Charlie makes his way through therapy, he's referred to a nurse (Sandra Bullock) interested in New Age healing techniques; now he has love on his mind as he tries to keep himself out of harm's way under increasingly dangerous circumstances. Gun Shy marked the feature directorial debut of television veteran Eric Blakeney.

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Liam Neeson
as Charlie
Oliver Platt
as Fulvio Nesstra
Sandra Bullock
as Judy Tipp
José Zúñiga
as Fidel Vaillar
Mitch Pileggi
as Dexter Helvenshaw
Mary McCormack
as Gloria Nesstra
Andrew Lauer
as Jason Cane
Frank Vincent
as Carmine Minetti
Michael DeLorenzo
as Estuvio Clavo
Michael Mantell
as Dr. Jeff Bleckner
Louis Giambalvo
as Lonny Ward
Rick Peters
as Bennett
Dusty Kay
as Kapstein
Michael Weatherly
as Dave Juniper
Joe Maruzzo
as Warren Ganza
Aaron Lustig
as Fulvio's Neighbor
Tracey Zahoryin
as Jason's Girlfriend
Michelle Joyner
as Elliott's Wife
Manny Perry
as Cheemo's Bodyguard
David Carpenter
as SEC Agent Cohler
Tommy Morgan
as SEC Agent Harris
Roy Buffington
as FBI Agent Clemmens
Ramona Case
as First Class Stewardess
Derek Sitter
as Waiter at Night Club
Ron Reaves
as Manager at Bistro
Tracey Phillips
as Dancer at Cheemo's House
Natalie Webb
as Dancer at Cheemo's House
Jennifer Garrett
as Dancer at Cheemo's House
Lisette Boren
as Dancer at Cheemo's House
Edgar Godineaux Jr.
as Dancer at Cheemo's House
Dante Lamar Henderson
as Dancer at Cheemo's House
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Critic Reviews for Gun Shy

All Critics (42) | Top Critics (11)

Gun Shy is worth at least a shot at a matinee.

January 1, 2000

Not only is the script incomprehensible, the film wasn't edited or directed -- it was crammed into a Cuisinart.

January 1, 2000

The movie is marred by an overreliance on unfunny bathroom gags.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Weird exercise in toilet humor.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/4

He (Eric Blakeney) shows real promise with clever dialogue and plotting, and especially with creating a gallery of intriguing characters.

January 1, 2000

Gun Shy can't rise on wobbly legs.

January 1, 2000
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Audience Reviews for Gun Shy

Vet Early Liam Neeson and its really far from his best or anyones best. 2 stars

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

This inane, confused comedy rambles in circles until the climax, where it all but disintegrates before my eyes.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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Steve K

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