Hot Shots!
Hot Shots! (1991)

From director Jim Abrahams, one of the minds behind the Airplane! and Naked Gun films, comes another parody. This time around, Abrahams has his sights set on the action-adventure genre, specifically Top Gun. Charlie Sheen stars as Topper… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Orndorf

A good parody will make a forceful play for laughs, but this movie practically holds the viewer down in a tickle chair, drilling for any reaction. I admire the determination but the effect has worn off some. Maybe it's Sheen.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

On-target with satirical shots at familiar films.

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Scott Weinberg

Doesn't acheive "Airplane!" (or even "Top Secret!") status, but there are more than enough chuckles to warrant a recommendation.

Widgett Walls

Well, it's not Airplane! but precious little is.

Fred Topel

Great parody. Biting spoofs of Dances with Wolves, Top Gun and more.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...flags in the middle, some of its gags trying to reach too far for a laugh, but an adequate amount of it is good enough to make up for the rest.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

No one does silly better than Lloyd Bridges.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Sheen is very good at the deadpan humor that makes these films fly.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
<i>Top Gun</i> takes a turn for the funny in Jim Abrahams' <i>Hot Shots!</i>.<p>Flying in at 80+ minutes of screen time, the… More
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1 star
Alex roy
Hot Shots! Is a spoof of Top Gun. This is a pretty funny film that has lots of memorable moments. The cast do a pretty decent job at bringing on the laughs, and… More
Spencer S.
Another funny farce. If you like anything by Mel Brooks, the Airplane films, or a Farrelly brothers masterpiece, then you'll love this.
AJ Verser
An okay spoof movie, it has a fair amount of funny jokes, but it could have been a lot better.
Bentley Lyles
The gags and jokes are pretty darn funny. Watched this on Mother's Day of '09 with my cousin and all I can say we laughed and had a good time. But Hot… More