A thief hides a diamond at the police headquarters and disguises as a detective to retrieve it. He eventually gets paired with a real policeman to investigate burglaries.
Jewel thief Miles Logan participates in a $70 million diamond heist in Los Angeles, where one of his accomplices, Deacon, turns on them, killing Eddie, Miles' best friend, before attempting to take the stone from Miles. As the police arrive, Miles hides the diamond in the ducts of a building under construction; Deacon flees and Miles is arrested.
Blue Streak is an American buddy cop comedy film directed by Les Mayfield. Inspired by the 1965 film The Big Job, the film stars Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Dave Chappelle, Peter Greene, Nicole Ari Parker and William Forsythe.
Lawrence plays Miles, a jewel thief who tries to retrieve a diamond he left at a police station, whereupon he disguises as a detective and gets paired with a real policeman to investigate burglaries.