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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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To cop the loot - he became one! 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)  »

Also Known As:

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

[Miles grabs the diamond]
Miles: Got the rock. Time to roll.
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Connections

Remade as Chor Machaaye Shor (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

All Eyes On Me (Revisiting Cold Blooded)
Written by Rick James, Marinna Teal and Steve Huff
Produced by Steve Huff
Performed by Strings featuring Keith Sweat
Contains a sample of "Cold Blooded"
Performed by Rick James
Courtesy of Motown Records, L.P.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
Strings appears courtesy of Epic/Sweat Records
Keith Sweat appears courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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very good
23 April 2003 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I dont know why this movie is hated by so many people. It's funny, action packed and Martin Lawrence and the rest of the cast give good performances. Sure it's pretty unbelievable but so are most movies out there. Also, the film has a solid car chase scene at the end which is a solid way to end a fine film. The opening heist scene is also pretty good as well, a good way to start the film. Also the shootout at the grocery store is very funny, as well as several other scene's. Highly Recommended, for anyone who likes action-comedies. 4/5


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