In 1988, The Naked Gun opened in cinemas. The crime comedy about an inept police detective had audiences roaring with laughter and led to a collection of sequels.

But how many Naked Gun movies are there?

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Naked Gun films in order

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To date, there are three Naked Gun movies. The Naked Gun movies – which were produced between 1988 and 1994 – include:

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
  • The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991)
  • The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

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Are all of the Naked Gun movies part of the same series?

All three Naked Gun movies are part of the same series and feature the character, Lieutenant Frank Drebin.

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Who are the cast of the Naked Gun films?

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The core cast of the Naked Gun films remain the same across the series. Notable actors in the series include Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O. J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalbán, Robert Goulet, Richard Griffiths, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Fred Ward, Anna Nicole Smith, and Ed William.

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Is the Naked Gun film series the work of the same director?

The Naked Gun series is the work of two directors. David Zucker directed The Naked Gun and The Naked Gun 2 1/2, while Peter Segal directed The Naked Gun 33 1/3.

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What is the best Naked Gun film?

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The initial entry in The Naked Gun movie series is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection. According to IMDb The Naked Gun films are ranked as follows:

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) – 7.6/10
  • The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991) – 6.9/10
  • The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994) – 6.5/10

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