Director Charles T. Kanganis
Music director Stephen Edwards
17% Rotten Tomatoes
Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Film series K-9 Series
Country United States
|Release date December 12, 1999 (1999-12-12)|
Writer Steven Siegel (characters), Scott Myers (characters), Gary Scott Thompson
Cast James Belushi (Det. Mike Dooley), Christine Tucci (Sgt. Welles), James Handy (Captain Byers), Wade Williams (Devon Lang)
Similar movies K-9: P.I., K-9, Street Wars, True Justice 2: One Shot, One Life, Angel of Death, Payback
Tagline One's still a little smarter than the other
K-911 is a 1999 American comedy film released direct-to-video. It was directed by Charles T. Kanganis and stars James Belushi as Detective Michael Dooley. The film serves as the sequel to the 1989 film K-9. K-911 was followed by K-9: P.I. (2002).
Det. Dooley and his German Shepherd Dog companion Jerry Lee set out to find a murderous man who plans to kill Dooley. During the movie, Jerry Lee becomes tired, and begins to fail doing his normal way of life. They also reluctantly team up with Sergeant Wendy Welles and her Doberman Pinscher, Zeus, who, according to Welles, was trained in the Netherlands and listen to commands in Dutch (although in reality the commands are in German). Eventually, they discover the attempter: a psychotic man named Devon Lane who thought Dooley's wife, Tracy, loved him more than she did her own husband just because she said that he "had talent". He also believes that Dooley was responsible for Tracy's death. Devon attempts to kill Dooley in a climatic showdown and, just in time, Jerry Lee jumps, tackles Devon, and takes him out. Devon is then arrested and Dooley is taken to the hospital for gunshot wounds. The film ends with Dooley, Welles and the two dogs riding in the Mustang off into the sunset.
K-911 holds a 17% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Susan King of the Los Angeles Times wrote that film "strains credibility", but Mac is a "joy to watch" as Jerry Lee.
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