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Blue Streak (1999)

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A former convict poses as a cop to retrieve a diamond he stole years ago.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Miles Logan
Luke Wilson ... Carlson
Peter Greene ... Deacon
Dave Chappelle ... Tulley
Nicole Ari Parker ... Melissa Green
Graham Beckel ... Rizzo
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Glenfiddish
Olek Krupa ... Jean LaFleur
Saverio Guerra ... Benny
Richard C. Sarafian ... Uncle Lou
Tamala Jones ... Janiece
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Detective Diaz
Steve Rankin ... FBI Agent Gray
Carmen Argenziano ... Captain Penelli
John Hawkes ... Eddie
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Storyline

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an L.A.P.D. detective... Written by Christopher Tilton <ctilton@hotmail.com>

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To cop the loot - he became one! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action violence, continuous language and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De ladrón a policía See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,208,806, 19 September 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$68,518,533, 13 February 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$117,758,500, 13 February 2000
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Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Martin Lawrence, Saverio Guerra, and Julio Oscar Mechoso appeared in Bad Boys (1995). See more »

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Miles, Tully and Deek are in the back of the truck with the heroin. When the big magnet picks up the truck, Deek is still able to hold the metal gun in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Prison Guard #37: One belt, one shoelace, one wallet containing twenty-two dollars.
Miles Logan: One shoelace? Yo, man. Do you know how much them shoes cost? One shoelace? I came in here with two. You took my shoelace? Did you take my shoelace, man?
Prison Guard #37: You got two seconds to walk out that door. Sign out and leave my pen.
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Remade as Chor Machaaye Shor (2002) See more »

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great vehicle for Martin Lawrence
30 July 2001 | by mattkratzSee all my reviews

This movie really delivers in the laughter department and succeeds as a vehicle for star Martin Lawrence. In the film, Lawrence plays a thief who steals a diamond and manages to hide it in a building structure before being caught and sent to prison for two years. Upon his release, he finds that the building is now a police station, and he has to impersonate a cop to get in and claim his prize. That is where the real fun stuff begins.

*** out of ****


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