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Blue Streak (1999)

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A former convict poses as a cop to retrieve a diamond he stole years ago.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Miles Logan
Luke Wilson ... Carlson
Peter Greene ... Deacon
Dave Chappelle ... Tulley
Nicole Ari Parker ... Melissa Green
Graham Beckel ... Rizzo
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Glenfiddish
Olek Krupa ... Jean LaFleur
Saverio Guerra ... Benny
Richard C. Sarafian ... Uncle Lou
Tamala Jones ... Janiece
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Detective Diaz
Steve Rankin ... FBI Agent Gray
Carmen Argenziano ... Captain Penelli
John Hawkes ... Eddie
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Storyline

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an L.A.P.D. detective... Written by Christopher Tilton <ctilton@hotmail.com>

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The bad boy is back... in the hip, high voltage action comedy! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action violence, continuous language and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De ladrón a policía See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,208,806, 19 September 1999

Gross USA:

$68,518,533

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$117,758,500
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

William Forsythe (Hardcastle), Dave Chappelle (Tulley), and Carmen Argenziano (Pennelli) all appeared in Nicolas Cage movies produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Forsythe appeared in "The Rock" (1996), which was his second film with Cage after "Raising Arizona" (1987). Chappelle appeared in "Con Air" (1997). Argenziano appeared in "Gone in 60 Seconds" (2000). See more »

Goofs

When the cable was cut, the pulley, along with Miles, should have dropped to the ground. There was no momentum for a swing in either direction. See more »

Quotes

Miles Logan: "Can't believe so much bad shit can happen on such a beautiful day."
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Soundtracks

All Eyes On Me (Revisiting Cold Blooded)
Written by Rick James, Marinna Teal and Steve Huff
Produced by Steve Huff
Performed by Strings featuring Keith Sweat
Contains a sample of "Cold Blooded"
Performed by Rick James
Courtesy of Motown Records, L.P.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
Strings appears courtesy of Epic/Sweat Records
Keith Sweat appears courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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Awesome action movie! Funny as hell.
15 December 2002 | by Jack the Ripper1888See all my reviews

Martin Lawrence (BIG MOMMA'S HOUSE) makes you laugh until you stomach hurts and delivers the goods as he blows stuff up in BLUE STREAK, one of the better action comedies ever made. Luke Wilson, Peter Greene, Dave Chappelle, William Forsythe, John Hawkes, Julio Oscar Mechoso and Olek Krupa are among the cast who all deliver fine performances.

If you liked RUSH HOUR, then you will like BLUE STREAK. The plot is a typical action plot and the humor is pretty original. I must say that I was not expecting to like this film as much when I first saw it. Once you see BLUE STREAK once, you will have to see it again. It is that good. BLUE STREAK gets 5/5.


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