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Bad Company (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 7 June 2002 (USA)
When an Ivy League-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writers:

Gary M. Goodman (story) (as Gary Goodman), David Himmelstein (story) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Hopkins ... Officer Oakes
Chris Rock ... Jake Hayes / Kevin Pope / Michael Turner
Peter Stormare ... Adrik Vas
Gabriel Macht ... Officer Seale
Kerry Washington ... Julie
Adoni Maropis ... Jarma / Dragan Henchman #1
Garcelle Beauvais ... Nicole (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)
Matthew Marsh ... Dragan Adjanic
Dragan Micanovic ... Michelle 'The Hammer' Petrov
John Slattery ... Roland Yates
Brooke Smith ... Officer Swanson
Daniel Sunjata ... Officer Carew
DeVone Lawson Jr. ... Officer Parish
Wills Robbins ... Officer McCain
Marek Vasut ... Andre
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Storyline

When a CIA agent is killed during a nuclear arms purchase, his partner Oakes, recruits his twin brother, Jake Hayes. Jake had no idea he had a twin brother, let alone that he worked for the CIA. Jake, a.k.a. Michael Turner, has nine days to fill his brother's place. However, the enemy terrorists learn of his secret identity and kidnap his girlfriend/fiancee. He has to rescue them and save New York city from an imminent nuclear terrorist act. Written by Mikey J. <mredding@ev1.net>

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Taglines:

Two Mismatched Partners. One Messed Up Case! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Czech Republic

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Czech Mate See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,007,367, 9 June 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,160,161

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,977,295
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Originally titled "Black Sheep", until it was discovered that there was already a film with that title, Black Sheep (1996). That film starred David Spade and the late Chris Farley, both of whom co-starred with Chris Rock on Saturday Night Live (1975). Ironically, the new title is also the name of Bad Company (1995). See more »

Goofs

The car's cracked and broken windshield is undamaged in some shots as they are chased through the Czech countryside by the terrorists. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Adrik Vas: Your friend is late.
Michael Turner: He'll be here.
Adrik Vas: Yeah, I *do* have other bidders.
Michael Turner: I personally vouch for this man.
Adrik Vas: Oh, well I trust you Michael. You see, each degree of separation comes with a degree of uncertainty.
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Connections

References Goldfinger (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Pretty Woman
Written by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees
Performed by Karel Gott
Courtesy of Goja Spol, S.R.O.
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Entertaining but not great!
6 July 2002 | by anton-6See all my reviews

Chris Rock is hilarious in this film. Anthony Hopkins is good too.

It includes many funny scenes and the action is also good. But the plot it's nothing special at all and the film is not very bad but not very good either. If Chris Rock were not in it, it would be bad. I would rate it a 6/10


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