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

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To cop the lot - 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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There were plans to do a sequel which never materialized. See more »

Goofs

The single bullet inside Miles' gun is not positioned correctly to fire on the first shot (which it is seen to do). See more »

Quotes

Eddie: What the hell are you doing?
Deacon: 17 million 4 ways I'm to greedy for that, Eddie
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Connections

References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Gimme My Money
Written by Jason Brooks, Danny Alexander, Gary Smith and Bert Young
Produced by Gary "Gizzo" Smith
Performed by Rehab
Rehab appears courtesy of Epic/Destiny Music Inc.
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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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