is a 1990
American comedy thriller film directed
by Ivan Reitman
and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
. Schwarzenegger stars as John Kimble, a tough police detective, who must go undercover as a kindergarten teacher to catch drug dealer Cullen Crisp (Richard Tyson
), before Crisp can get to his ex-wife and son, while along the way he discovers his passion for teaching. Pamela Reed
plays his partner Phoebe O'Hara, and Penelope Ann Miller
plays Joyce, the teacher who becomes Kimble's love interest. The original music score was composed by Randy Edelman
. Schwarzenegger received a salary of $12 million for the film.
After years of pursuing drug dealer Cullen Crisp (Richard Tyson
), Los Angeles Police Detective John Kimble (Arnold Schwarzenegger
) has him on a murder charge after Crisp shot and killed an informant who had given him information regarding the whereabouts of his ex-wife, Rachel Myatt Crisp, and his son Cullen Jr. However, the only witness, a drug-addicted girl named Cindy whom the informant had brought to the meeting, is deemed too unreliable to put Crisp up for a permanent prison charge, so Rachel Myatt has to be found and persuaded to testify.
Kimble, accompanied by Detective Phoebe O'Hara (Pamela Reed
), a former teacher, go undercover in Astoria, Oregon
, to find Crisp's ex-wife Rachel. It is believed that Rachel stole millions of dollars from Crisp before fleeing. The... Read More