Bad Company

Bad Company
Bad Company
  • PG-13
  • 1h 56m
  • 2002
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Academy Award Winner Anthony Hopkins and the irrepressible Chris Rock star in this spy action thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat! Veteran CIA agent Gaylord Oakes (Hopkins) must recruit streetwise punk Jake Hayes (Rock) when Jake's identical twin brother is killed in the line of duty. With only nine days to complete a nuclear weapons negotiation, Jake has to go from smart talking to smooth operating and convince all parties he is the sophisticated brother he never knew. From Prague to New York, the chase is on and the clock is ticking when more than a preemptive arms deal goes "bad".

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Common Sense Says
Nuclear-bomb-in-NYC plot leaves sour aftertaste.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie has a great deal of violence with characters, including a terrified young woman, in frequent peril. They use strong language, and there's some drug humor. Hayes says that if his girlfriend is pregnant, he will marry her, but if she's not, he's not in a hurry. Hayes has the opportunity to have sex with a gorgeous woman. He jokes about it, but remains faithful to his girlfriend. Rock's mugging is occasionally uncomfortably reminiscent of the racist stereotypes perpetuated by early movie stars like Step'n Fetchit.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Comedy
  • Release Date:June 7, 2002
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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