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Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.

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Lisa Boyle ...
Girl Decoy
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Carjacker
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Eddie Dominguez
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Fouchet (as Tcheky Karyo)
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Noah Trafficante
Ralph Gonzalez ...
Kuni
Vic Manni ...
Ferguson
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Mike Kirton ...
Andy
Will Knickerbocker ...
Officer Bill O'Fee
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Tiffany Samuels ...
Cory Hodges ...
James Burnett
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Storyline

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other. Written by James Hastie <jdh1000@cus.cam.ac.uk>

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Rated R for intense violent action and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£843,940 (UK) (16 June 1995)

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£4,734,434 (UK) (11 August 1995)
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Lowry drives a 1993 Porsche 911 Turbo II 3.6. The designation on the rear end "Turbo 3.6" can clearly be seen at various points throughout the movie. The '93 Turbo 3.6 is actually a fairly rare car, as less then 1,000 copies were produced. The front plate is a French plate (pre-1993 system) registered in Paris (district 75). The whole registration number is 447 DB 75. After 1993, front plates on French registered civilian vehicles had black fonts on white glossy bottom. See more »

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After Marcus takes the bat away from Julie and is telling her the hit men are coming to get her, the bat is in his hand. In the next shot, it's lying on the floor by her leg, and then Marcus asks for the back door and throws the bat down. See more »

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Mike Lowrey: Hello?
Marcus Burnett: We're your new neighbors.
Mike Lowrey: Don't be alarmed, we're negros.
Marcus Burnett: Naw man, naw. There's too much bass in your voice. That scares white folks. You got to sound like them.
[In high pitched voice]
Marcus Burnett: We were wondering if we could borrow some brown sugar...?
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How Bad Could it Be?
12 January 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

That's what I asked myself BEFORE I watched this "movie". It had been playing on cable about 4 times a day for the last month so I finally decided to watch it. OH MY GOD! Why people like Joey Pants, Will Smith and Tea Leoni ever signed up for this piece of trash is beyond me. I hardly know where to begin.

First, we all know that movies are shot scene by scene, but rarely is it so apparent as it is with this movie. Note the instantaneous switch from broad daylight to night as Tea climbs the stairs to escape the bad guys before jumping off the roof into the pool. Huh? I don't think even creative editing could have melded these disjointed segments together.

The dialogue is so bad that the writer should have been ashamed to put his name in the credits. With the caliber of people in this movie I KNOW they could have add-libbed the entire thing and done a better job. And when Will and Martin go into their "spontaneous" arguments every time they are in trouble it just gets old very fast.

The only reason I kept watching beyond the half hour mark is that Tea Leoni looked SO HOT in this movie. But even that couldn't keep me from pulling the plug after around the 1 hr 15 min mark. I could go on and on but then I'd just be wasting more of my time on this train-wreck of a movie.

If you like action/comedy movies and or "buddy" movies you'd be better served by walking through that aisle in Blockbuster with your eyes closed and picking one at random. Few movies (with the possible exception of 8 Million Ways to Die) could be any worse.


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