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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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Raul (as Juan Carlos Hernandez)
Jason Hurt ...
Youth #1
Youth #2
Robinson Aponte ...
Banger #1
Banger #2
Mexican Man #1


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Rock out with your Glock out


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


$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


Tracy Morgan quotes a line from Jaws (1975), which is one of Kevin Smith's favourite movies. He also quotes a line from the Die Hard films "Yipee kay yay mother", which Bruce Willis states he's never seen that. He played John McClane in all the Die Hard films. See more »


When the kid car thief tries to leave the park, an adult is driving. See more »


[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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Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.99 (2010) See more »


Don't Disturb This Groove
Written by David Martin Frank and Michael Austin Murphy
Performed by The System
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Is this a joke?
1 February 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is supposed to be a comedy, allegedly. I only know that because it's advertised as a comedy, though - you certainly wouldn't know because of any funny moments in the film. It's a buddy cop movie, where Bruce Willis looks as though he's overdosed on Valium and Tracy Morgan makes up for that by doing what I can only describe as a minstrel show routine.

I don't want to get on my high horse about what's supposed to be a light-hearted action cop movie, but then again I didn't want to get angry after a light-hearted action cop movie, either. Angry about Morgan's performance, a gibbering, cavorting, screeching act that wouldn't have been out of place in the days of Stepin Fetchit. Angry about the fact that no one involved seemed to give a toss - in fact they might as well have spent the whole movie just standing there, holding up two middle fingers at the audience.

But I'm angry most of all at Kevin Smith, the director of this piece of utter garbage. He used to be talented. He used to make great movies like Clerks, Dogma, even Mallrats. Yeah, that's right, I'm the guy who liked Mallrats. These days he churns out lazy rubbish and then goes on Twitter and whines at anyone who dares to criticise it. He's thrown his talent away, and he's so wrapped up in the bubble of his own self-importance that he doesn't seem to realise it. By making a film like this, and clearly not caring at all about how it turned out, he's shown his complete contempt for movie-goers, fans and the smoking wreckage of his own career. Well done, Kevin. Well done.

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