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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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Trivia

When Keats and Moses are in the bar, one mentions that his kebab meat "looks like something out of Jeffrey Dahmer's refrigerator." Jeffrey Dahmer was a serial killer who would cut up his victims and would sometimes keep parts of them in his refrigerator. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie in the bad guy's house, saying goodbye to Archie, Keats has lost the scar on his forehead from the gunshot wound he received earlier in the film. See more »

Quotes

Archie Moses: This is a '70s porno. You know how I can tell? Because the guy's dick has sideburns.
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Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Tha 2 Of Us
Written by Ralph MacDonald, Bill Withers, William Salter, Sherwin Charles,
Bobby Ramirez, James Carter, Dominic Aldridge
Performed by DTTX of Lighter Shade of Brown featuring Christopher Williams
Christopher Williams appears courtesy of Yakuza Entertainment
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Mix of two genres doesn't come off
3 May 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Mixing hard, violent action and yuk-yuk humor is very difficult to do successfully, and this movie proves it. Though I like action, and I like comedy, I just don't find the sight of people being bloodily blown away hilarious, as this movie seems to think. The action scenes are bland. There is some humor, but it's pretty spotty. Bottom line: only watch if you have nothing else to do and no other choice.


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