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Bad Company (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  7 June 2002 (USA)
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When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jake Hayes / Kevin Pope / Michael Turner
Jarma / Dragan Henchman #1
Nicole (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)
Dragan Adjanic
Michelle 'The Hammer' Petrov
Officer Carew
Officer Parish
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When a CIA agent is killed during a nuclear arms purchase, his partner Oakes, recruits his twin brother, Jake Hayes. Jake had no idea he had a twin brother, let alone that he worked for the CIA. Jake, a.k.a. Michael Turner, has nine days to fill his brother's place. However, the enemy terrorists learn of his secret identity and kidnap his girlfriend/fiancee. He has to rescue them and save New York city from an imminent nuclear terrorist act. Written by Mikey J. <>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Black Sheep  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,007,367 (USA) (7 June 2002)


$2,385,636 (Japan) (8 November 2002)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Two of the CIA agents teamed together are Anthony Hopkins (Hannibal Lecter) and Brooke Smith (victim Catherine Martin) from The Silence of the Lambs (1991). See more »


Hayes and Oakes run their car into a tree, completely smashing the right side of the car. In the following shots the car is more or less undamaged. See more »


[first lines]
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Michael Turner: He'll be here.
Adrik Vas: Yeah, I *do* have other bidders.
Michael Turner: I personally vouch for this man.
Adrik Vas: Oh, well I trust you Michael. You see, each degree of separation comes with a degree of uncertainty.
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References Cribs (2000) See more »


Na Na
Written by Pretty Willie, Omaze, Skur Crow, Willie Wood
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9 June 2002 | by (Van Buren, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

After reading so many negative reviews of this movie, I expected the worst and almost didn't see it. But I was in the mood for a movie and it was the only one showing that I hadn't already seen that was even remotely of interest to me. To my surprise I enjoyed the movie and where I think so many critics went wrong was to view this movie as a comedy, which it really isn't, except for a few humorous moments as might be expected in any such action movie. And Anthony Hopkins actually played his role the way it should have been played. It was not a role calling for a wild comic genius but one calling for a very serious-minded professional who is involved in trying to train a novice in just a few days for a deadly game involving a nuke. Chris Rock also played his role as it should have been played and restrained himself from his usual antics, as in "Lethal Weapon 4." Not a great movie but much better than the awful "The Sum Of All Fears."

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