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Bad Company (1995)

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Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a ... See full summary »

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Damian Harris

Writer:

Ross Thomas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Barkin ... Margaret Wells
Laurence Fishburne ... Nelson Crowe
Frank Langella ... Vic Grimes
Michael Beach ... Tod Stapp
Gia Carides ... Julie Ames
David Ogden Stiers ... Judge Beach
Daniel Hugh Kelly ... Les Goodwin
Spalding Gray ... Walter Curl
James Hong ... Bobby Birdsong
Tegan West Tegan West ... Al
Fred Henderson ... John Cartwain
Michelle Beaudoin ... Wanda
Sherry Bie Sherry Bie ... Mrs. Beach
Alan Robertson ... Phil
L. Harvey Gold ... Doctor
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Storyline

Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent individuals. Crowe, working with Margaret Wells (another former Covert Operations operative), blackmails and bribes a State Supreme Court judge, but the deal sours. One of Crowe's co-workers, Tod Stapp, discovers Crowe's current CIA involvement in a plot to overthrow Grimes, and blackmails him to be cut in on the deal. More blackmail occurs as Wells manipulates Crowe to kill Grimes, then the CIA uses that discovery to blackmail Wells into killing Crowe. Who can you trust??? Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Bribery. Blackmail. Murder. Specialities of the house.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some graphic shootings, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duo mortel See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,700,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Laurence Fishburne shot his scenes on weekdays as he was also concurrently working on Higher Learning (1995) at the time. See more »

Quotes

Nelson Crowe: You and I are forever. I decide when forever ends.
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Soundtracks

YOU LOOK LIKE RAIN
Written by Mark Sandman
Performed by Morphine
Courtesy of Rykodisc
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Better Look a Little Closer
15 December 2004 | by deerraSee all my reviews

I guess most of you missed the sex scene in the movie since no one has mentioned it. You know, the one on the patio. As Ellen straddles Lawrence, look real close and you'll see that she doesn't have any panties on. That's right. No panties on the lady. Then notice the surprised look on the face of Lawrence as they begin to have sex. A look of surprise and then a smile as he looks at her.

Now, you decide whether the sex was real or they were acting. When I first saw this scene, I couldn't believe what I was seeing. No doubt in my mind as to what happened. Don't believe me? Rent the tape and grab your remote and hit the pause button as she settles down on top of him.


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