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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching ... See full summary »

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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching witnesses, and improvising to keep their desperate scheme from unraveling. Written by <rozebud@compuserve.com>

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With cops like these, you don't need gangsters. See more »


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Rated R for strong language, some violence and a scene with nudity | See all certifications »

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8 October 1997 (USA)  »

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$3,286,065 (USA) (10 October 1997)

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$5,790,448 (USA) (7 November 1997)
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Trivia

The spiky onscreen relationship between Jim Belushi and Tupac Shakur was helped offscreen by the fact that Shakur liked to nail his scenes in one or two takes, and was annoyed by Belushi preferring to do it in multiple takes. See more »

Goofs

In the overhead shot where they pick-up the third "suspect", the shadow of the boom mic is visible in the lower left-hand corner. See more »

Quotes

Divinci: The only difference between a witness and a liar is this: One knows what he's doing at all times; the other has no clue.
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Dedicated to Tupac Shakur (1971-1996) See more »

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Referenced in Sunday Morning Rapture (2011) See more »

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Joe's Nightmare
Written & Performed by Danny Sheridan & Deborah Ann Ray
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Great film
3 January 1999 | by (Downstairs, My House) – See all my reviews

I really didn't want to rent this film, but one of my friends, PA(nick-name)who was a big fan of Tupac Shakur talked me into it. I am glad he did, because this was one of the best films of 1998. James Belushi was great in this film, and so was Shakur and Lela Rochon. James Earl Jones appears in a little role in the last 40 minutes of the film.He was great, too. However, the film is about two corrupt cops who sell drugs, then they kill

the buyer and steal the drugs and everything else of value on him. It had worked 10 times. But unfortunately the 11th time(The one we saw) goes wrong.The buyer was a undercover-cop and they has been set to do the investigation.Now the film really starts. The two cops now start looking for someone to blame, and a

homeless man named Tom looks like an easy target. The rest you can see for yourself.You really should. The movie is Great

I gave it 9/10!


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