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Jimmy's rare baseball card is robbed. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his cop partner Paul to track down the robber, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.

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Storyline

After a clumsy operation trying to capture a drug dealer, the N.Y.P.D Detectives Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges are suspended for one month by their Captain Romans. Jimmy decides to sell his rare baseball card to pay for his daughter's expensive wedding while his jealous partner believes that his wife is cheating on him with their next-door neighbor. When Jimmy sells his card to a memorabilia store, the place is burgled by two small-time thieves and the detective loses his card. They track down the thieves. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rock out with your Glock out

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Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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26 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Couple of Cops  »

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$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,211,126 (USA) (26 February 2010)

Gross:

$44,867,349 (USA) (14 May 2010)
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Trivia

Starting on the first day of filming, Bruce Willis intentionally flubbed his lines and mannerisms in order to waste time during filming. He would often refuse to say his lines. One scene with him and Tracey Morgan in a car was supposed to be the two of them talking. However, Willis decided that his character would be so angry at Morgan that he wouldn't talk to him, so Morgan got more lines that scene. See more »

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When Juan shoots out the windows of the cell phone shop, the neon signs are destroyed. In the wide shot the signs are lit up again, with only partial damage done to them. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Paul Hodges: You know what today represents? Nine Jim. Nine years me and you been together. *Nine* we been main shit stains. I know some dogs that don't even live to be nine. You're lucky if you get seven years out of a Great Dane. But me and you been puttin' it together for nine...
[whips out a card]
Paul Hodges: Happy anniversary Jim.
Jimmy Monroe: I don't celebrate anniversaries.
Paul Hodges: Jim, open it up. I wanna see the expression on your face.
Jimmy Monroe: You wanna see the expression on my face? The expression you're gonna see on my face...
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References Zero Wing (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

No Sleep Till Brooklyn
Written by Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Adam Horovitz, Rick Rubin and Adam Yauch
Performed by Beastie Boys
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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as if Willis and smith can't read.
14 August 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

considering the talent involved this feels like they didn't bother to read the script before they started shooting. this is a really, really bad script. the leads are mildly entertaining but they would have been more fun just standing in front of a curtain talking for 2 hrs.

i guess this was one for the paid check for smith.. but the Morgan and Willis? take the blood away and you have a story so dumbed down it would be suitable for a special sponge bob crime episode.

how scripts like these get made into movies is beyond me. can someone explain? seriously.

the soundtrack is keyboard retro 80s and just reminds viewers that this could be a lame attempt to say hello to much better and funnier movies like Beverly hills cop and the like.

I just read that smith also edited this. Well I guess you could not save this mess in the post production.


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