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Blue Streak (1999)

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A former convict poses as a cop to retrieve a diamond he stole years ago.

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Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an L.A.P.D. detective... Written by Christopher Tilton <ctilton@hotmail.com>

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The bad boy is back... in the hip, high voltage action comedy! See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, continuous language and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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17 September 1999 (USA)  »

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De ladrón a policía  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£130,228 (UK) (24 December 1999)

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$68,208,190 (USA) (4 February 2000)
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According to Dave Chappelle on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), a scene was written during filming in which his character was to wear a dress while disguised as a prostitute. Chappelle adamantly refused. The writers complained to the producers who then tried to convince Chappelle to do the scene but he still refused. According to Chappelle, he felt that it was part of a disturbing trend in which African-American men wear dresses in films. See more »

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When Miles is dressed as a pizza delivery man, he opens the front door of the police station and a wall holding a bulletin board is visible just in the door. Though when showing a shot of the interior after he walks in, the room is an open space with no dividing walls in front of the doors. See more »

Quotes

Miles Logan: Put your hands on the Oodles of Noodles.
Tulley: Chicken or beef?
Miles Logan: Chicken.
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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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While You Were Gone
Written by Guy Roche and Shelly Peiken
Produced by Guy Roche
Performed by Kelly Price
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great vehicle for Martin Lawrence
30 July 2001 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie really delivers in the laughter department and succeeds as a vehicle for star Martin Lawrence. In the film, Lawrence plays a thief who steals a diamond and manages to hide it in a building structure before being caught and sent to prison for two years. Upon his release, he finds that the building is now a police station, and he has to impersonate a cop to get in and claim his prize. That is where the real fun stuff begins.

*** out of ****


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