Best Defense (1984)

Title: Best Defense

Tagline: Unfortunately, they're both on our side.

Genre: Comedy,Action

Director: Willard Huyck

Cast: Dudley Moore,Eddie Murphy,Kate Capshaw,George Dzundza,Helen Shaver,Pamela Stonebrook,Tom Noonan,David Paymer,Tracey Ross,Elizabeth Reiko Kubota,Paul Comi

Status: Released

Release: 1984-07-20

Runtime: 94

Plot: Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he meets another engineer who gives him a disk with the plans for a system that will save his employer. The other engineer is dead moments later leaving Wylie with the disk and credit for the design. Suddenly Wylie is no longer a hack, but the saviour of his company and finds his life is no longer the same.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Dudley Moore

      Wylie Cooper
    • Eddie Murphy

      Lieutenant T.M. Landry
    • Kate Capshaw

      Laura Cooper
    • George Dzundza

      Steve Loparino
    • Helen Shaver

      Clair Lewis
    • Pamela Stonebrook

      Singer, Rive Gauche Room
    • Tom Noonan

      Frank Holtzman
    • David Paymer

    • Tracey Ross

      Arab Girl
    • Elizabeth Reiko Kubota

      Japanese Singer
    • Paul Comi

      Chief Agent
    • Bo Welch (Art)

      Art Direction
    • Richard Stone (Sound)

      Music Editor
    • Louise Jaffe (Directing)

      Script Supervisor
    • Robert Grossbach (Writing)

    • Victoria Martin (Sound)

      Sound Effects Editor
    • Richard Johnson (Crew)

      Special Effects
    • Robert Latham Brown (Production)

      Unit Production Manager
    • Elliott Marks (Camera)

      Still Photographer
    • Gregg Landaker (Sound)

      Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    • Pat Suraci (Sound)

      Boom Operator
    • Gary S. Gerlich (Sound)

      Sound Effects Editor
    • Rick Kline (Sound)

      Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    • Donald O. Mitchell (Sound)

      Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    • Robin Gregory (Sound)

      Sound Mixer
    • Donald Peterman (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • Austen Jewell (Production)

      Unit Production Manager
    • Frank E. Warner (Sound)

      Supervising Sound Editor
    • Peter Jamison (Art)

      Production Design
    • Willard Huyck (Directing)

    • Gloria Katz (Production)

    • Martin Cohen (Editing)

      First Assistant Editor
    • Dianne Crittenden (Production)

    • Sidney Wolinsky (Editing)

    • R. Chris Westlund (Art)

      Set Decoration
    • Kristi Zea (Costume & Make-Up)

      Costume Design
    • Laurie Ridley (Camera)

      Still Photographer
    • Everett Creach (Crew)

      Stunt Coordinator
    • Patrick Williams (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • Best Defense - Trailer

      • Trailer
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