Bad Company Synopsis
A CIA agent (Anthony Hopkins) transforms a street-wise punk (Chris Rock) into a spy.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Joel Schumacher directs with far less fetishism than he might have, while producer Jerry Bruckheimer kicks up only a fraction of the bull...
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
There is much more suspense in this sequence than a similar scene in last week's "The Sum of All Fears" -- which wasn't intended to be...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's fast, snappy and entertaining in a superficial way. But it lacks gravity and authenticity and seems more like a product than an...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Bad Company would just be another silly, intermittently funny, buddy comedy (Anthony Hopkins is Rock's training agent) were it not for a...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Though they're a good pair (Hopkins and Rock), this isn't a very good movie. It's slick but hollow.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I won't tell you I didn't enjoy parts of Bad Company, because I did. But the enjoyment came at moments well-separated by autopilot action...
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The motor of the plot, involving nuclear terrorism, not only knocked Bad Company out of last year's release schedule due to 9/11...
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Leaves a bad taste, not only because of its bad-luck timing, but also the staleness of its script.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The main problem with this whole Jerry Bruckheimer-produced mess is that they took a promising comedy setup and squandered it by trying to...
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12

Boston Globe

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The major problem with this alleged comic thriller is it is neither funny nor thrilling. Neither the heavies nor the good guys are...
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