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Bad Company (2002)

 -  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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Jake Hayes / Kevin Pope / Michael Turner
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Jarma / Dragan Henchman #1
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Nicole (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)
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Dragan Adjanic
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Michelle 'The Hammer' Petrov
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Officer Carew
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Officer McCain
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Andre
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Storyline

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. <mredding@ev1.net>

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Two Mismatched Partners. One Messed Up Case! See more »


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

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7 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Black Sheep  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$572,940 (Japan) (18 October 2002)

Gross:

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

Originally written as a sequel to the film Blue Streak (1999). See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film as the agents run down the stairs into Grand Central Station, Oakes shoves aside a man with an orange t-shirt, backpack, jeans and a wallet chain on his right hip. One minute later as they run down the train platform, the other agent shoves aside a man wearing a jacket and baseball cap over his orange t-shirt, jeans and wallet chain - the same guy. See more »

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[first lines]
Adrik Vas: Your friend is late.
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 Un Chien Andalou (1929) See more »

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All Out Of Love
Written by Clive Davis, Russell Graham
Performed by Air Supply
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
Under license from BMG Special Products, Inc.
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Not what I expected
5 December 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

I have to say, this movie caught me off guard. Aside from some incredible cinematic scenery (Prague is a beautiful city), I didn't expect this to be much of a movie. And while it may be difficult for some to believe that Chris Rock is CIA, I found this movie to address something serious and use Rock's natural humor to both lighten and relieve the audience. There has to be something said for how funny Chris Rock is, regardless of the setting. This movie is worth watching if you are in the mood for a funny movie with an action filled plot.


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