Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy film which stars Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Jon Cryer, Kevin Dunn, Kristy Swanson, and Bill Irwin. It was directed by Jim Abrahams, co-director of Airplane!, and was written by Abrahams and Pat Proft. It was followed by a sequel, Hot Shots! Part Deux in 1993. Both Sheen and Cryer would later costar in the TV series Two and a Half Men, with Ryan Stiles playing a recurring role. The film is primarily a parody of Top Gun, with some scenes spoofing other popular films, including 9½ Weeks, Dances with Wolves, Marathon Man, Rocky, Superman and Gone with the Wind.