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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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Les Mayfield

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Dave Chappelle on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), a scene was written during filming in which his character was to wear a dress while disguised as a prostitute. Chappelle adamantly refused. The writers complained to the producers who then tried to convince Chappelle to do the scene, but he still refused. According to Chappelle, he felt that it was part of a disturbing trend in which African-American men wear dresses in films. See more »

Goofs

When Miles launches the police car into the air, shots from inside the car as it flies show the guardrail of the bridge outside, ruining the illusion that they're in a car flying through the air. See more »

Quotes

Tulley: He also called me ugly and said I couldn't read good.
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: The New Adventures of Old Tom (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Damn (Should've Treated U Right)
Music by Rodney Jerkins (as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins)
Lyrics by Rodney Jerkins (as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins), LaShawn Daniels, Lysette Titi,
Fred Jerkins and Ja Rule (as Jeffrey Atkins)
Produced by Rodney Jerkins (as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins)
Performed by Plush featuring Ja Rule
Ja Rule appears courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
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User Reviews

 
very good
23 April 2003 | by shakey_jake53See all my reviews

I dont know why this movie is hated by so many people. It's funny, action packed and Martin Lawrence and the rest of the cast give good performances. Sure it's pretty unbelievable but so are most movies out there. Also, the film has a solid car chase scene at the end which is a solid way to end a fine film. The opening heist scene is also pretty good as well, a good way to start the film. Also the shootout at the grocery store is very funny, as well as several other scene's. Highly Recommended, for anyone who likes action-comedies. 4/5


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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blue Streak 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

Gross USA:

$68,518,533

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$117,758,500
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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