Rent-A-Cop (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes


Rent-A-Cop (1988)




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Liza Minnelli plays hooker Della Roberts and joins Burt Reynolds who must clear his good name after he's involved in a fatal drug bust in which a number of cops are killed.

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Burt Reynolds
as Tony Church
Liza Minnelli
as Della Roberts
John Stanton
as Alexander
John P. Ryan
as Chief of Police
Larry Dolgin
as Capt. James
Roslyn Alexander
as Miss Barley
Rick LeFevour
as Young Cop
Mary Ann Thebus
as Woman in Mercedes
Dennis Cockrum
as Man at El
Bruce McGuire
as Cop No. 2
Paul Raci
as Waiter
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Critic Reviews for Rent-A-Cop

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

Jerry London's direction is efficient but lacking in the touch or the material needed to mate a romantic comedy with a run-of-the-studio shoot-'em-down.

May 21, 2003 | Full Review…

Rent-A-Cop is a collision between a relationship and a cliche, and the cliche wins, but not before the relationship has given us some nice moments.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

On the surface, it sounds fascinating, but Rent-A-Cop's story is far from compelling, mostly be cause this "romantic thriller" is neither romantic nor thrilling it s conventional and convoluted.

August 19, 2021 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Rent-a-Cop barely packs five bucks worth of action, suspense and romance.

December 8, 2017 | Full Review…

Minnelli's portrayal of a hooker is poorly written and difficult to accept, but everything else in the plot flows comfortably.

June 14, 2007 | Rating: 3/5

Another faceless Reynolds crime caper that handcuffs the audience's appreciation for real arresting comedy. As defective as a broken police siren

May 31, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Rent-A-Cop


This cop thriller starring Burt Reynolds and Liza Minnelli sucks! Minnelli was too old for the role as a prostitute.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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