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Master jewel thief Miles Logan (Martin Lawrence, Life, Bad Boys) has a big problem. A $20 million dollar problem. Recently released from prison for the botched heist of a huge diamond, he's anxious to retrieve the hot rock which he hid at a construction site two years earlier. Unfortunately, his hiding place is now at the center of a recently completed high-security police precinct. Posing as a detective, and partnered with straight laced rookie Carlson (Luke Wilson, Home Fries, Bottle Rocket),Miles utilizes his criminal expertise and inadvertently rises up the ranks, winning the respect of his fellow "boys in blue." Powered by a hot soundtrack with music by Jay-Z, Foxy Brown and Tyrese featuring Heavy D, Blue Streak is a hilarious action-comedy from director Les Mayfield (Flubber, Encino Man).
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Martin Lawrence lends his comedic touch, but the movie isn't much more than standard action-comedy fare.
Palo Alto Weekly
June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Fast-talking comedy has lots of action, language.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that there is some strong language and some raw humor. Furthermore, the movie departs from Hollywood tradition in leaving the hero unrepentant and in possession of the stolen jewel.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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- Genre:Action, Comedy
- Release Date:September 17, 1999
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:No
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