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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>

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Their friendship could survive anything... except each other! See more »

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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

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

Goofs

When Charlie is helping the guys escape from the motel, he presses the gas pedal at the edge of the drop off and makes the truck stop. 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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Reverend Black Grape (The Crystal Method Edit)
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Wayyyy Underrated
16 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I believe this movie was highly, highly underrated. Sandler and Waynes(spelling?) work amazingly together, in my opinion. It seems that for some reason this year this movie was overlooked, maybe because of Happy Gilmore, which is a possibility.

Definitely one of the better action/comedies of the 90's, as you can see I feel strongly about it. The plot is very interesting, and there definitely are some twists and turns that do keep you guessing. As you can see from this movie Sandlers career went uphill, as Waynes seems to have fallen. This movie reminds me a lot of Nothing to Lose (starring Martin Lawrence) and other movies of the sort. I don't know what it is but I have a soft spot in my heart for the 90's action/comedies.


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