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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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diamond | jewel | thief | detective | police | See more »

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He's A Cop That's Not. Believe That! 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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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£130,228 (UK) (24 December 1999)

Gross:

$68,208,190 (USA) (4 February 2000)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Miles first enters police station there is a red hair in ponytail man with a beard in cuffs entering the scene with arresting officer holding him. This exact same shot, with same actor wearing same outfit is seen later in the film with same arresting officer. It's not used as a gag- it's laziness, as they just used same shot twice. See more »

Quotes

Deacon: What's going on?
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Written by Van Bryant, Leon Haywood, Crystal Waters, Neil Conway (as Neal Conway), Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart (as Dave Stewart)
Produced by Van Bryant (as V. Bryant) and Mr. Nash
Performed by Da Shortiez featuring 69 Boyz
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Watch if you enjoy comedy
14 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Blue Streak" is an enjoyable film that stars one of the funniest comedians in the business, Martin Lawrence. Lawrence is teamed with Luke Wilson as they take on the bad guys using humor.

From the very beginning, I knew that "Blue Streak" would be funny and interesting. The only requirement was to sit back and relax so the movie can carry me through. The story was quite unique having a thief pretend to be a police detective determined to collect a jewel left behind from a previous heist.

To make the plot better and more interesting the writers make Lawrence's character in charge of the burglary division. Wilson didn't really add to the story and seemed to fill a role of sidekick. It was a pleasure to see William Forsythe in a role that did not have playing a villain. Overall, "Blue Streak" worked for me.


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