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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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To cop the loot - he became one! 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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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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Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where Miles Logan (Martin Lawrence) is on the P.A. yelling at the car in front of him, it is the same car from The Big Lebowski (1998) that The Dude drove. See more »

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The camera can be seen reflected in the glass door as the guard is shining his flashlight through it at the beginning. See more »

Quotes

Miles Logan: Lay off the cold cuts. It's comin out your pores. It's seepin.
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Basic but funny
21 July 2002 | by bob the mooSee all my reviews

Jewel thief Miles Logan and his gang are stealing a large diamond in LA. After the robbery Logan is double crossed by another thief, Deacon, but gets away when the police arrive. He stashed the diamond but is sent to jail. When he is released he returns to where he hid the diamond to find it is a police station. He pretends to be a cop to get access but he is partnered with rookie Carlson and sent out to do jobs. However Deacon is also searching for the diamond and Logan must also take care of him as he tries to find the jewel and solve crimes.

I gotta admit that I hate Lawrence – his comedies are always sitcom level and he is like a sub-par Eddie Murphy. Sadly I still find his clowning funny! I can't explain it. Here the plot is no more than an excuse for many funny scenes with all the action brought together in a `dramatic' climax! However it is funny – even if it's very straightforward. I imagine that if you hat Lawrence then you'll hate this but if you're in the mood for a simple no-brain comedy then you can rely on Lawrence to deliver just that.

He actually quite good here – even if he's the same in every film he does the same shtick. It's also good to see Luke Wilson in it – even if he's got a role that is really beneath his talents, although Greene is good. Really it's Lawrence's show and he does well but if you hate him then you'll hate this no matter what.

Overall if you want a silly no-brain comedy then this is worth a shot, but if Lawrence annoys you then don't even bother.


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