Another Stakeout

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Another Stakeout (Touchstone Movie)

“Another Stakeout” is a comedy thriller film released in 1993, directed by John Badham. The movie is a sequel to the 1987 film “Stakeout” and features Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, and Rosie O’Donnell reprising their roles as Chris Lecce, Bill Reimers, and Gina Garrett, respectively.

The story follows Seattle detectives Chris Lecce and Bill Reimers, who are once again assigned to stakeout duty. This time, they are tasked with keeping a close eye on the waterfront home of Maria McGuire (played by Cathy Moriarty), the girlfriend of a dangerous mobster named Tony Castellano (played by Marcia Strassman).

As the detectives try to blend into their surroundings and maintain a low profile, they decide to enlist the help of their colleague, Gina Garrett. However, Gina’s quirky and over-the-top tactics lead to hilarious situations and mishaps, making their stakeout anything but routine.

Complicating matters, Chris finds himself becoming infatuated with Maria McGuire, raising concerns about his ability to remain objective during the investigation.

“Another Stakeout” balances comedy and suspense, delivering an entertaining mix of action and humor. The chemistry between Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez adds to the film’s comedic charm, and Rosie O’Donnell’s lively performance as Gina injects energy and comedic relief into the storyline.

While “Another Stakeout” received mixed reviews from critics, it found an audience among fans of buddy-cop comedies. The film’s blend of action, humor, and camaraderie between the lead characters makes it a fun and enjoyable watch for those seeking light-hearted entertainment.

“Another Stakeout” may not be considered a groundbreaking film, but its entertaining performances and witty banter between the characters have solidified its place as a beloved touchstone in the buddy-cop comedy genre.

Additional Details


  • Richard Dreyfuss: Det. Chris Lecce
  • Emilio Estevez: Det. Bill Reimers
  • Rosie O’Donnell: A.D.A. Gina Garrett
  • Dennis Farina: Brian O’Hara
  • Marcia Strassman: Pam O’Hara
  • Cathy Moriarty: Luella Delano
  • John Rubinstein: D.A. Thomas Hassrick
  • Miguel Ferrer: Tony Castellano
  • Sharon Maughan: Barbara Burnside
  • Christopher Doyle: McNamara
  • Sharon Schaffer: Tilghman
  • Dan Lauria: Capt. Phil Coldshank


  • Director: John Badha
  • Producers: Lynn Bigelow, Jim Kouf and Cathleen Summers
  • Writer: Jim Kouf

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