Bad Company
Bad Company (2002)

Gaylord Oakes, a veteran CIA agent must transform sarcastic, street-wise punk Jake Hayes into a sophisticated and savvy spy to replace his murdered identical twin brother. He only has nine days to accomplish this "mission… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 7, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 12, 2002
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Chris Rock and Anthony Hopkins fail to generate the sparks necessary to save the movie from a generic and utterly predictable script.

Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader

Director Joel Schumacher does a fair job of managing the chaos, but after a while you get tired of being dragged from setup to setup.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

Despite its cliché-ridden premise, Bad Company often works simply because there's so much talent on the screen.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Nuclear-bomb-in-NYC plot leaves sour aftertaste.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

If you've seen the trailer, you've seen almost everything good in Bad Company.

Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

Predictably soulless techno-tripe.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Two hours of my life I will never be able to get back...

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

Rock doesn't really act with the other performers; he stands next to them and buzzes in his own orbit.

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer demands the kind of formula action that leaves director Joel Schumacher no space to let characters breathe.

Michael Dequina

Everything about has been done and seen before--even right down to the title, which the very same studio used as the moniker for a Laurence Fishburne/Ellen Barkin thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
A full on Hollywood production that's nigh seamless in execution but with one flaw, and its how its central draw, Chris Rock, is handled. Playing Rock as a… More
Leigh Ryan
Bruce Bruce
I know I have seen this movie a number of times just can't believe I haven't reviewed it. This is a enjoyable action movie with of course the great… More
Lady D'arbanville
So much better than I expected this to be. There were some extremely funny moments coming from Chris Rock of course, but also from Anthony Hopkins at times.… More
Tim Salmons
Not a great one, but it has its moments.
Film Crazy
very good fiolm funny exciting and action packed with guns and bombs and hitech stuff