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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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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

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

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.111 (2012) 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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this is a satire of buddy-cop films
10 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

There's a sad truth that the closer you get to satire the less people will get the joke. Reading the reviews on here it's horribly painful that too many people took this seriously. This is supposed to be a satire on the comedy buddy cop scenario! Willis doesn't do too much comedy, painfully aware how much of a Hollywood audience is going to be too slow to get the jokes. This is a decent Willis comedy role as per Moonlighting. It's not a great film. It's an interesting curio in the careers of K Smith and B Willis. At times laugh out loud funny. More often than not, a bit odd. Do yourselves a favour and stream a Stewart Lee routine ask yourself what really makes comedy?


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