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Bulletproof (1996)

Two criminals, Keats and Moses, end their friendship, when Keats turns out to be an undercover cop. Many years later, the two are forced to work together when Keats is assigned to protect Moses as a witness.

Director:

Ernest R. Dickerson (as Ernest Dickerson)

Writers:

Joe Gayton (story), Joe Gayton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damon Wayans ... Keats
Adam Sandler ... Moses
James Caan ... Colton
Jeep Swenson ... Bledsoe
James Farentino ... Capt. Jensen
Kristen Wilson ... Traci
Larry McCoy Larry McCoy ... Detective Sulliman
Allen Covert ... Detective Jones
Bill Nunn ... Finch
Mark Roberts Mark Roberts ... Charles
Mark Casella Mark Casella ... Disneyland Cop
Andrew Shaifer Andrew Shaifer ... Cop at Airport
Monica Potter ... Biker's Woman
Jonathan Loughran ... Rookie Cop
Steve White ... Veteran Cop
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Storyline

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover with the LAPD to bust Moses and Colton at a sting operation the LAPD has set up. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Tough cop. Hostile witness. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Κωδικό όνομα: Αλεξίσφαιρος See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,014,400, 8 September 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,162,420, 27 October 1996
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Dos cabezas" means "two heads", a possible reference to our heroes. See more »

Goofs

After Keats picks up Moses at the hanger, they are walking down the runway to the plane, but the hanger is no longer in the background, just a vast desert. See more »

Quotes

Cop: Sir, have you had anything to drink today?
Archie Moses: [drunk] I had about a half a beer, the dog had a lot.
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Alternate Versions

At the end of the TV version of Bulletproof. Jack/Rock talks to Benson telling him to let Archie escape and that he has Colton's book that can finger the cops, judges and FBI agent that worked for Colton. He hits Benson again after he tries to take the book. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 50 First Dates (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Until The Day
Written by Chucky Thompson, Daoud Baptiste, Quasim Baptiste, Stevie Wonder
Performed by Nonchalant
Courtesy of MCA Records
by arrangement with MCA Special Markets and Products
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a good buddy movie
1 April 2000 | by barb-7See all my reviews

I didn't think I would like the movie. but I found it pretty good. Damon Wayans and Adam Sandler were pretty good buddies. It reminded me of the buddy movies of the 70' and 80'. There were some stupid parts like the gunman hiding in the sunflowers in the desert. Come on. How did those flowres get there. I like the dog. neat pit bull. The ending was good. I would recomend renting it. forget buying it.


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