The Bodyguard (1992 film)

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The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.wikipedia
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Whitney Houston

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The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
Houston made her screen acting debut in the romantic thriller film The Bodyguard (1992).

Kevin Costner

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The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
This was followed by a successful period in his career with starring roles in No Way Out (1987), Bull Durham (1988), Field of Dreams (1989), Dances with Wolves (1990), for which he won two Academy Awards, JFK (1991), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), The Bodyguard (1992), and A Perfect World (1993).

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Although a huge box office hit making $411 million worldwide and being the second-highest-grossing film worldwide released in 1992, it received mixed to negative reviews from critics.

The Bodyguard (soundtrack)

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The soundtrack became the best-selling soundtrack of all time, selling more than 45 million copies worldwide.
The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album is a soundtrack album from the film of the same name, released on November 17, 1992, by Arista Records.

Lawrence Kasdan

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The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
Kasdan's introduction into the film business came in the mid-1970s when, after being rejected 67 times, his script for The Bodyguard was sold to Warner Bros. as a vehicle for Diana Ross and Steve McQueen.

Tomas Arana

He has appeared in films such as The Hunt for Red October, The Bodyguard, L.A. Confidential, Gladiator, and The Dark Knight Rises.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture

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The film received seven Golden Raspberry Award nominations, including for the Worst Picture, Worst Actor (for Costner), and Worst Actress (for Houston).

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Starr has featured in notable films such as Goodfellas, The Bodyguard, Ed Wood, Miller's Crossing, Jersey Girl, Dumb and Dumber, The Last Dragon and The Ice Harvest.

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He is known for his roles in The Bodyguard, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Sugar Hill, and television series such as Mackenzie Falls, and Marvel's The Runaways.

Ralph Waite

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Waite had supporting roles in movies like Cool Hand Luke (1967), Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Grissom Gang (1971), The Bodyguard (1992), and Cliffhanger (1993).

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor

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The film received seven Golden Raspberry Award nominations, including for the Worst Picture, Worst Actor (for Costner), and Worst Actress (for Houston).

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress

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The film received seven Golden Raspberry Award nominations, including for the Worst Picture, Worst Actor (for Costner), and Worst Actress (for Houston).

Gerry Bamman

Also in 1992 Bamman appeared briefly as Kevin Costner's former colleague Ray Court in the box office smash The Bodyguard.

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The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
Some examples of romantic thriller films are The Adjustment Bureau, The Phantom of the Opera, The Tourist, The Bodyguard, Unfaithful, and Wicker Park.

Run to You (Whitney Houston song)

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Two songs from the film, "Run to You" and "I Have Nothing", were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The soundtrack features five songs which were hit singles for Houston: "I Will Always Love You" (a cover of the Dolly Parton song), "I'm Every Woman" (a cover of the Chaka Khan song), the two Oscar-nominated songs, "I Have Nothing" and "Run to You", and "Queen of the Night".
However, a month later, the director of The Bodyguard (Mick Jackson) called, saying he liked the song so much, but he'd rather have it to be a love song so the entire song was rewritten, except for the title.

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Costner stars as a former Secret Service agent-turned-bodyguard who is hired to protect Houston's character, a music star, from an unknown stalker.

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Costner stars as a former Secret Service agent-turned-bodyguard who is hired to protect Houston's character, a music star, from an unknown stalker.
The Bodyguard (1992) is a film about a bodyguard who protects a celebrity singer.

I Will Always Love You

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In addition, Houston's cover of "I Will Always Love You" sold 20 million units worldwide. The soundtrack features five songs which were hit singles for Houston: "I Will Always Love You" (a cover of the Dolly Parton song), "I'm Every Woman" (a cover of the Chaka Khan song), the two Oscar-nominated songs, "I Have Nothing" and "Run to You", and "Queen of the Night".
Whitney Houston recorded her version of the song for the 1992 film The Bodyguard.

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Kemp’s first Hollywood movie was The Bodyguard, in 1992, with Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, directed by Mick Jackson and written by Lawrence Kasdan.

Robert Wuhl

In addition, Tony Pierce plays the stalker, while the Academy Awards ceremony includes Robert Wuhl as the host, Richard Schiff as a backstage hand, journalist Chris Connelly as the red carpet M.C. and Debbie Reynolds as herself.
In 1992, he appeared in The Bodyguard as host of the Oscars.

Richard Schiff

In addition, Tony Pierce plays the stalker, while the Academy Awards ceremony includes Robert Wuhl as the host, Richard Schiff as a backstage hand, journalist Chris Connelly as the red carpet M.C. and Debbie Reynolds as herself.

Queen of the Night (song)

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The soundtrack features five songs which were hit singles for Houston: "I Will Always Love You" (a cover of the Dolly Parton song), "I'm Every Woman" (a cover of the Chaka Khan song), the two Oscar-nominated songs, "I Have Nothing" and "Run to You", and "Queen of the Night".
It was the fifth and final single released from her multi-platinum soundtrack The Bodyguard, and it is played during the closing credits of the film of the same name.

Ryan O'Neal

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Later, in 1979, Ryan O'Neal and Ross were set to star as the leads, but again, production was put on hold and the script became stuck in "development hell", before being finally released in 1992.
Around this time, O'Neal was meant to star in The Bodyguard, from a Lawrence Kasdan script, opposite Diana Ross for director John Boorman.

Steve McQueen

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Kasdan wrote the film in the mid-1970s, originally as a vehicle for Steve McQueen and Diana Ross.
He was offered the title role in The Bodyguard (to star Diana Ross) when it was proposed in 1976, but the film did not reach production until years after McQueen's death (which eventually starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston in 1992).