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Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned.

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Terry Hoitz's past mistakes in the line of duty and Allen Gamble's reluctance to take risks have landed them the roles of the "Other Guys", disgraced New York City police detectives relegated to filling out paperwork for cocky hero cops Danson and Highsmith. The mismatched duo must look past their differences when they take on a high-profile investigation of shady capitalist David Ershon and attempt to fill the shoes of the notoriously reckless officers they idolize. Written by The Massie Twins

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, violence and some drug material | See all certifications »

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6 August 2010 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,543,162 (USA) (6 August 2010)

Gross:

$119,219,978 (USA) (12 November 2010)
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Trivia

The idea of teaming up of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg had been gestating since The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007), where Will had been viciously insulting other actors as part of a bit but became extremely polite to Mark. See more »

Goofs

When PK and Chris Danson come back from being honored by the city of New York, the medals around their neck are visible while they are boasting/talking to the other officers in the squad room. But right before they leave the squad room, the medals are no longer around their necks. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: In New York City there's a fine line between law and chaos. On that line live Danson and Highsmith.
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Crazy Credits

In the unrated version, the joke that Terry tells Allen after the credits finish rolling is different than the one he tells in the theatrical version. See more »

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References Grand Theft Auto (1997) See more »

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Monday, Monday
Written by John Phillips
Performed by The Mamas and the Papas (as The Mamas & The Papas)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great Movie
25 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yet another underrated movie given only a 6.6 when a minimum should be an 8. This movie will have you laughing throughout the entire movie. I've watched this movie 3 times already and definitely bought it as soon as it came out on DVD. Will Farrel is a genius at finding some way to make everyone laugh as usual and Mark Walburge is just the touch needed to make the dysfunctional team even funnier. I love Sam and Dwayne's(the rock) part in the movie all though I thought they should have gotten a bigger role. Overall a great movie and no complaints by me at all. The casting was perfect also. I hope there's a second movie after this or something similar to this because I haven't laughed this much in a long time. Great comedy.


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