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A comedy about a veteran NYPD cop whose rare baseball card is stolen. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his partner to track down the thief, 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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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

26 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Couple of Cops  »

Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£64,935 (UK) (21 May 2010)

Gross:

£64,935 (UK) (21 May 2010)
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Trivia

Variety incorrectly stated that the title had been changed from its original name "A Couple of Dicks" to "A Couple of Cops." Many news sites concluded that the change was a result of the studio disliking the double entendre nature of the original title. Kevin Smith's previous film, Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008), had problems with its title as well. The title would up being changed anyway, due to major networks refusing to promote it before 9 P.M. See more »

Goofs

When Paul interrogates Raul, Raul breathes on the mirror-glass, so it becomes hazy. Some people think that Jimmy draws a figure in the haze on the other side of the glass, though his side must be dry, but before he starts to draw, he is seen breathing himself on his side of the mirror-glass. 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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Connections

References Planet of the Apes (1968) See more »

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Take Me Out To the Ball Game
Written by Jack Norworth and Albert von Tilzer
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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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