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Cop Out (2010)

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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)
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Jason Hurt ...
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Julio
Robinson Aponte ...
Banger #1
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Mexican Man #1
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Ava
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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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Taglines:

Rock out with your Glock out

Genres:

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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,211,126, 26 February 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,875,481

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$55,909,910
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Smith had previously acted with Bruce Willis in Live Free or Die Hard (2007). Smith also appeared in Manchild (2007), which was written by this film's screenwriters, Mark Cullen and Robb Cullen. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the film when Jimmy arrives at Poh Boys house during a "shoot out" he has a white bandage on his right forearm, despite not incurring any injury to his arm earlier in the film. The injury to his arm actually occurred in a deleted scene with a fight with a waitress in the restaurant where they went for translation help. 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 The Untouchables (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Soul Brother
Written and produced by Harold Faltermeyer and Keith Forsey
Performed by Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle appears courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
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as if Willis and smith can't read.
14 August 2010 | by 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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