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Bulletproof (1996)

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Two criminals, Keats and Moses, end their friendship when Keats turns out to be an undercover cop. Years later the two are forced to work together when Keats is assigned to protect Moses as a witness.

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Storyline

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover with the LAPD to bust Moses and Colton at a sting operation the LAPD has set up. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Tough cop. Hostile witness. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A prueba de balas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,014,400 (USA) (6 September 1996)

Gross:

$21,162,420 (USA) (25 October 1996)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ernest Dickerson was very critical about the movie, saying the movie was "castrated" because of the producers. See more »

Goofs

When Moses jumps in front of Carter and takes a bullet in the back while protecting him, the camera then immediately goes to the shooter on the steps. The safety is clearly on his gun, making it impossible to fire the weapon. See more »

Quotes

Archie Moses: You wank off a lot?
Chuck: What's a lot?
Archie Moses: You know, you got 5 minutes off, slip into one of the rooms, pull down your lil' panty's wack it.
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Referenced in 50 First Dates (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Chocolate (Cuties and Condoms)
Written by Eric Carson, Tamarr Holloway, Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, Doug Rasheed
Performed by Cydal featuring Adina Howard
Adina Howard appears courtesy of Mecca Don/EastWest Records/Elektra Entertainment Group
Cydal appears courtesy of EastWest Records/Elektra Entertainment Group
Contains interpolations of 'The Finest'
Performed by The S.O.S. Band (as S.O.S. Band)
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Bad action sequences, mediocre acting, GOOD PLOT!

Stuck somewhere in-between action, comedy, and drama, Wayans and Sandler seem awkward delivering more "seriously- based lines" instead of their usual off-beat quips. The action scenes are TERRIBLE, very unbelievable and EXTREMELY FAKE. There are also several minor actors who can't deliver a line worth a damn. Otherwise, the movie is VERY enjoyable, and includes several plot twists to keep things interesting. The duo, although a bit dry and out-of-place for this sort of thing do manage to pull things together and keep the movie memorable. Worth at least one renting.... :)


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