The Bodyguard (1992 film)

The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret Service agentturnedbodyguard who is hired to protect Houstons character, a music star, from an unknown stalker. Kasdan wrote the film in the mid 1970s, originally as a vehicle for Ryan ONeal and Diana Ross.

Rachel Marron Whitney Houston is an Academy Awardnominated music superstar who is being stalked and sent death threats. Things get dangerously out of hand when a bomb disguised as a doll explodes in her dressing room. Rachels manager, Bill Devaney Bill Cobbs, seeks the services of a professional bodyguard, Frank Farmer Kevin Costner, to protect her. He is a highly successful private bodyguard, mostly protecting corporate VIPs. Formerly he was a Secret Service agent who served as part of the presidential protection detail during two presidencies. Frank is reluctant to accept the offer to guard Rachel as he sees her as a spoiled diva who is oblivious to the threats against her life.Franks concerns are quickly realized when Rachel looks upon Frank as being paranoid and his extensive protection techniques as intrusive. Rachels existing bodyguard Tony Mike Starr resents Franks presence. But at a concert where Rachel is performing a riot breaks out, and Frank rescues her from danger. As a result, the two develop a closer relationship. Frank tries to remain professional, but the two sleep together. However, recognizing that this compromises his ability to protect his client, Frank breaks off their affair. Hurt, Rachel begins to defy Franks painstaking security measures. She even goes as far as attempting to sleep with his former Secret Service colleague Greg Portman Tomas Arana. But after she has personal contact with her stalker via a threatening phone call, Rachel realizes that she must put her trust in Frank ahead of her own desire for personal gratification. She finally recognizes the seriousness of the situation and cancels the rest of her tour. ........

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