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>

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Tough cop. Hostile witness. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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

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6 September 1996 (USA)  »

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A prueba de balas  »

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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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When Damon Wayans hosted Saturday Night Live (1975) in 1994, cast member Adam Sandler had an idea to do an action movie together. A year later, he sent Wayans the script for this film. See more »

Goofs

When Rock and Archie jump off the plane, the plane falls off a cliff, clearly blowing up and sending a huge puff of smoke into the air. In the long shot of Rock and Archie, there is no smoke to be seen. See more »

Quotes

Archie Moses: See that, your head hurts 'cus you feel guilty.
Keats: My head hurts 'cus you shot me in it!
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Connections

References The Blues Brothers (1980) See more »

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Tres Delinquentes (Rock Mix)
Written by Sol Lake, Alex Martinez, Ives Martin, Keimonti Thomas
Performed by Delinquent Habits featuring Senen Reyes (as Sendog)
Courtesy of Loud/PMP Records
by arrangement with the RCA Records label of BMG
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I thought it was funny
18 June 2001 | by (West Valley) – See all my reviews

This movie, I think, is one of Sandler's best and I laughed my A off. I've watched it probably 15 times and I still laugh. I think the characters were well formed and the comedic chemistry between Sandler and Wayans was really entertaining! I think Archie Moses was a cute and fun character(especially when he used this Budweiser dog as a hostage and then out of guilt he lets the mutt go).I also love it when he and Keats are at each others throats one minute and then best buds the next. My favorite line in the whole movie is when Keats and Moses are pulled over by the cops and Moses has to pretend he's mentally challenged and while pulling a dopey face he says "Disneylaaaaaaaaahhhhhnd." Hillarious. James Caan made a brief cameo as Sandler's notorious boss, Coulton and that was cool too.This movie is no Academy Award winner, but so what! It made me laugh and dispite other reviews it is my favorite Sandler, tied with The Wedding Singer and Happy Gilmore off course. Very, very humerous.


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