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Bad Company (2002)

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

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Cast

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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 Parish
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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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

$11,007,367 (USA) (9 June 2002)

Gross:

$30,160,161 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Gabriel Macht and Kerry Washington landed lead roles as big time lawyers. Gabriel Macht plays Harvey Specter on Suits (2011). Kerry Washington plays Olivia Pope on Scandal (2012). Both roles became the highlight of their careers. See more »

Goofs

When on the rooftop they are chasing the attacker referred to as "Elvis" in the main shots his shoes are buckle boots but in the close-up scene of him turning around his boots are clearly laced then the main shot again has them as buckled boots before he jumps. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Excess
Written by Tricky (as Adrian Thaws)
Performed by Tricky
Courtesy of Hollywood Records, Inc. and Anti / Epitaph Europe B.V.
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Although Predictable and Full of Cliches, This Funny Action Movie Entertains
23 November 2003 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Prague, the CIA secret agent Kevin Pope (Chris Rock) is killed in a mission with Oakes (Anthony Hopkins). They were trying to recover a nuclear bomb from the hands of some mercenaries. In order to proceed with the operation, Jake Hayes (Chris Rock), twin of Kevin, is recruited by CIA to act as if he were his brother. Jake is a rascal ticker scalper and his dead brother was an exquisite man. The CIA agents have nine day to make Jake as refined as he brother was. Although having a plot very predictable and full of cliches, this movie is a funny action movie, almost a comedy. Therefore, it objective of entertainment is accomplished. My vote is seven.


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