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Late 80's or early 90's Movie or TV Movie/Pilot about 2 cops on a tropical island

I don't remember a lot about this as i was quite young at the time, what i do remember is it was an action comedy about an american detective who does something that gets him sent to a tropical island (possibly US Virgin Islands) and he teams up with another cop who is Australian (possibly English but think Australian) I believe, they are both referred to as cowboys in both senses of the word. I'd say it was late 80's or early 90's.
asked Aug 11 in Name That Movie by smuggler83 (61 points)
edited 2 days ago by smuggler83
you are sure it is an island? anything plot wise you remember?
I'm pretty sure it was a Caribbean Island. I can't remember anything else as I was quite young at the time. With him been an american cop it could possibly have been Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands but i cant be sure on that.
Before I dig further, we are not mixing up this with Death in Paradise tv show, right?
Definitely not, this was in the early  90's