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The Bodyguard (1992)

A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

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Sy Spector
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Devaney
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Herb Farmer
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Portman
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Nicki
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Tony
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Henry
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Fletcher
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Ray Court
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A pop singer has been receiving threatening notes, and her manager hires a bodyguard known for his good work. The bodyguard ruffles the singer's feathers and most of her entourage by tightening security more than they feel is necessary. The bodyguard is haunted by the fact that he was on Reagan's secret service staff but wasn't there to prevent the attack by Hinckley. Eventually the bodyguard and the singer start an affair, and she begins to believe his precautions are necessary when the stalker strikes close to home. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Never let her out of your sight. Never let your guard down. Never fall in love.

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Action | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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25 November 1992 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$121,945,720 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Debbie Reynolds appears as herself. Her daughter Carrie Fisher appeared in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), which were also written by Lawrence Kasdan. Fisher and her own daughter Billie Lourd appeared together in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), also written by Kasdan. See more »

Goofs

When returning from the funeral - the left side the windshield had a sign saying "FUNERAL" - two seconds later it is on the right side. See more »

Quotes

Devaney: [In the limo] We'll go straight back to the green room, right Frank? You got that, Tony?
Frank: Tony knows what he is doing.
Rachel: You know, I wish you guys would relax a little bit. Nothing bad's gonna happen out there. Alright?
[Sits back]
Rachel: Unless I lose the fuckin' award.
[She laughs and Sy gives her a glare]
Rachel: Jesus, what a group!
[Puts on lipstick]
Rachel: Screw it. I'm tired of worrying about it. When your time is up? It's up.Right, Frank?
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Soundtracks

Even If My Heart Would Break
Written by Franne Golde and Adrian Gurvitz
Produced by David Foster and Walter Afanasieff
Performed by Kenny G and Aaron Neville
Kenny G Appears Courtesy of Arista Records
Aaron Neville Appears Courtesy of A&M Records
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A Great Romantic Thriller
10 August 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I just recently watched The Bodyguard again and i forgot how good it was.

Costner plays the role of the obsessed bodyguard perfectly and Houston's first feature film performance was flawless.

This story of an obsessed stalker terrorising a famous performer and the bodyguard trying to protect her at all costs, was made in a refreshing way, even to compete with todays movie standards

Mick Jackson's The Bodyguard is a great movie to watch over and over again even when you find out whodunnit .


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