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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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Bledsoe
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Traci
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Detective Sulliman
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Detective Jones
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Finch
Mark Roberts ...
Charles
Mark Casella ...
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Cop at Airport
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Biker's Woman
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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

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Their friendship could survive anything... except each other! 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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Originally pitched as a project for Ice-T to star in. See more »

Goofs

The runway where Carter picks up Archie is first shown over bright yellow flowers at its end, but no similar flowers anywhere in the background, or along either side. Later, trucks are shown jumping a fence out of a field of similar flowers along the side of the runway. When the plane takes off, no flowers appear at the end of the runway. See more »

Quotes

Traci: Jack, Colton made me do it. He would've killed me if I hadn't done it...
Archie Moses: Ooh, watch it now, Keats, l she's playin' you.
Traci: But then I fell in love with you.
Archie Moses: But... then I fell... shut the fuck up!
Traci: I swear to God I did!
Archie Moses: Ah, she's lyin' out her devil ass!
Traci: Will you shut the fuck up?
Archie Moses: Why don't you make me?
[she knocks the gun out of his hand and punches him, sending him down the stairs]
Archie Moses: Jesus... I gotta learn how to fight; this is pathetic.
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Referenced in 50 First Dates (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

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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A contrived, mean-spirited waste.
21 February 1999 | by (Viola, IL) – See all my reviews

What had the potential to be a pretty good action/comedy ultimately becomes a mess of a film. There are less than even a handful of funny scenes worth mentioning. The humor and thrills are both third-rate. Final thought: an uninvolving mishmash of the far superior Midnight Run and 48 HRS.


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