PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
According to Dave Chappelle on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), a scene was written during filming in which his character was to wear a dress while disguised as a prostitute. Chappelle adamantly refused. The writers complained to the producers who then tried to convince Chappelle to do the scene, but he still refused. According to Chappelle, he felt that it was part of a disturbing trend in which African-American men wear dresses in films.
And then he said I was ugly and I can't read good.
When Miles first enters the department as a detective, Detective Larson is shown loosening the handcuffs on a suspect. The shot shows that only one handcuff is released, but yet when the suspect runs, there are no handcuffs on him at all, when there should be both hanging from one wrist.
$19,208,806 19 September 1999