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Blue Streak

  • Film

Time Out says

Lawrence and his cohorts are in the midst of a diamond heist when he's nabbed by the cops on a nearby construction site. Reluctant to be collared redhanded, he hides the hot rock in a ventilation duct, resolving to return and retrieve it. After a two-year stretch, he looks up the old address and discovers it's LA's largest police station. Posing as a pizza delivery boy doesn't get him past the front desk, but when he comes up with convincing ID to pass as a newly transferred detective, he's in. None of this is within hailing distance of plausibility, but it does make a certain skewed sense that the crook's streetwise nous is what makes him a successful, if unconventional cop. The conceit is fun, but the movie doesn't give Lawrence anything challenging to do.
Written by TJ

Release Details

  • Duration:94 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Les Mayfield
  • Screenwriter:Michael Berry, John Blumenthal, Steve Carpenter
  • Cast:
    • Martin Lawrence
    • Luke Wilson
    • Dave Chappelle
    • Peter Greene
    • Nicole Ari Parker
    • Graham Beckel
    • Robert Miranda
    • Olek Krupa
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