The Bodyguard Movie Review 1992

Information and Film Reviews for The Bodyguard the Movie

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Buttoned-down, ex-Secret Service agent turned private bodyguard reluctantly takes on a wildly successful singer/actress as a client. Houston, in her acting debut as the over-indulged diva, doesn't have to stretch too far but acquits herself well. Costner has really bad hair day but easily portrays the tightly wound Frank. Critically trashed, a boxoffice smash, and too long. Originally scripted by producer Kasdan over a decade ago, with Steve McQueen in mind. Predictable romantic melodrama is kept moving by the occasional sharp dialog and a few action pieces. Songs include the smash hit "I Will Always Love You," written and originally performed by Dolly Parton.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 130 minutes.

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Showbiz Dramas, War Between the Sexes, Top Grossing Films of 1992, Bodyguards, Brothers & Sisters, Behind the Scenes, Price of Fame, Rock Stars on Film, Interracial Affairs, Hit Men/Women, Repressed Men, Biopics: Showbiz
Lawrence Kasdan
Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Ralph Waite, Tomas Arana, Michele Lamar Richards, Mike Starr, Christopher Birt, DeVaughn Nixon, Charles Keating, Robert Wuhl
Andrew Dunn
Mick Jackson
Alan Silvestri
Debbie Reynolds, Donn Cambern, William Ladd (Bill) Skinner
Lawrence Kasdan, Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner, TIG Productions


MTV Movie Awards 1993: Song ("I Will Always Love You").

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