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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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The bad boy is back... in the hip, high voltage action comedy! 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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The police station is actually a façade that was bolted onto the Los Angeles Central Public Library. The façade itself took the production department five weeks to build, and another one and a half weeks to attach to the Library. See more »

Goofs

When Miles is talking to his girlfriend after coming out of jail, there is a person on a bike visible in the background. The person is in a riding position, but the bike is not moving. If you look closely, you can see that person is leaning on his left leg. See more »

Quotes

[Miles looks at street signs, then the sign on the building]
Miles Logan: 5th and Grand? To protect and to - - ?
[throws a fit]
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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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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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