A pop singer has been receiving threatening notes, and her manager hires a bodyguard known for his good work. The bodyguard ruffles the singer's feathers and most of her entourage by tightening security more than they feel is necessary. The bodyguard is haunted by the fact that he was on Reagan's secret service staff but wasn't there to prevent the attack by Hinckley. Eventually the bodyguard and the singer start an affair, and she begins to believe his precautions are necessary when the stalker strikes close to home.Written by
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"The Bodyguard" was the favorite movie of Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia (1975-1983), revealed by his granddaughter Rachel during a family tribute at his funeral in Melbourne, March 27 2015. See more »
When Rachel is watching Frank watch her film clip, Frank is leaning forward from Rachel's view, but when it cuts to a close shot of Frank he is leaning back in the chair and then begins to lean forward. See more »
The original theatrical, VHS and early television prints had the 1984 Warner Bros. logo with the 1989 Time Warner Entertainment byline at the beginning and at the end, meanwhile, the DVD, Blu-Ray, streaming and current television prints had the current Warner Bros. logo with the 2003 TimeWarner byline at the beginning and the end of the film. See more »
The Bodyguard is fundamentally a love story between two contrasting characters with their own idiosyncrasies. The plot is intriguing enough to carry the film through and the romance between Costner and Houston builds steadily and realistically.
With some decent action scenes, a decent cast and a great soundtrack, i found the Bodyguard to be an enjoyable movie.
Clearly this film is not for everyone, it doesn't have enough action to satisfy the action fans, it isn't thrilling enough to be a thriller and as a pure romance film it is fairly weak; but i have to admit it does balance between these 3 genres quite well without excelling in any one of them.
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