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The Other Guys (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 6 August 2010 (USA)
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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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Joshua Church ...
Hot Dog Guy (as Josh Church)
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Storyline

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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When the cops are busy... Our only hope is... See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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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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The B Team  »

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

Monty Sopp: Sitting behind Will Ferrell at the basketball game. See more »

Goofs

After the Prius is first shot up by the helicopter, there are several large bullet holes in the hood with large areas of white surrounding them (missing paint). Later after the scene at the driving range when it is shot some more, there are now a lot of small bullet holes with smaller areas of missing paint on the hood. 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

An outtake between Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg at the restaurant plays after the end credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.88 (2011) See more »

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Written by Will.i.am (as Will Adams), Thomas R. Brenneck (as Thomas Brenneck), Michael Deller, Fergie (as Stacy Ferguson), Daniel Foder, Taboo (as Jaime Gomez), Keith Ernesto Harris (as Keith Harris), Apl.de.Ap (as Allan Pineda) and Jared Tankel
Performed by The Black Eyed Peas (as Black Eyed Peas)
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "Ride or Die"
Performed by Budos Band (as The Budos Band)
Courtesy of Daptone Records
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Laughs at all ages!!
9 August 2010 | by (US) – See all my reviews

I saw the film with my 60-year-old mom and my teenage son and we all cracked up throughout the film--sometimes at different things and to different degrees. That's touching a true cross-section!! Although the latter 1/3 of the movie isn't quite as funny as the first 2/3, it still brought the laughs. I can't imagine why anyone who enjoyed Will Ferrell in Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and Step Brothers would give this movie anything below 7 stars.

Maybe the reviewer who said that everyone didn't get the comic references was on to something...although I can't imagine why people wouldn't. There are humorous references about modern technology, sports, pimpin', geriatrics, !! Who can't find something in one of those to laugh at?!? lol

I say DEFINITELY check it out for yourself! I needed a good laugh and I got one...even some true tears of laughter.


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