R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
18 August 2007 | jaysilentbob37
9 | Miami Vice is a cool, stylish, and quite frequently intense thriller.
The first thing you need to know when you see Miami Vice, is that it's hardly anything like the trailers. While the...
Most of the film was shot with the Thomson Viper Filmstream Camera, while Super 35 was used for high-speed and underwater shots.
Why is this happening to me?
Trudy Joplin: Because you lead a life of crime.
Det. Gina Calabrese: Can't do the time, don't mess with crime.
During the film's primary shootout, the police are shown bringing in snipers who are located in elevated positions above where the gun battle occurs. Despite having an excellent and unencumbered view (thus the ability to fire accurate shots) and no chance of hitting Crockett or Tubbs, the snipers fire only two times and discontinue their shooting even when the gun battle looks to be turning against the police.
Although there were no opening credits in the theatrical release, the Unrated Director's Cut contains credits over a new sequence that opens the film. Once the credits are done, the film begins in the nightclub scene that opened the theatrical version.
$25,723,815 (USA) (30 July 2006)