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The Other Guys (2010)

 -  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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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...

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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)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,292,144 (UK) (24 September 2010)

Gross:

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

Adam McKay:  Dirty Mike. See more »

Goofs

When arresting Ershon, Allen reaches for his cuffs revealing that his wooden gun has already been stained. Yet a few scenes later Gene informs Allen that his gun was stained by Ershon's security team after the arrest. 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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The end credits are displayed alongside a PowerPoint-style slideshow of statistics on corporate greed and government tolerance. See more »

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References A Night at the Roxbury (1998) See more »

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Pimps Don't Cry
Written by Jon Brion, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Orr Rebhun and Erica Weis
Produced by Jon Brion
Performed by CeeLo Green (as Cee-Lo Green) featuring Eva Mendes
Cee-Lo Green appears courtesy of Radiculture/Elektra Entertainment Group
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Wahlberg and Ferrell Deliver Hilariously
29 July 2010 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I saw the advanced screening tonight in New York City and it was hilarious. The dry humor was tremendous and the chemistry between Marky Mark and Will Ferrell is unmatched. They were so funny together it was great. The story of the movie is pretty predictable but there legit is non stop laughter through the entire film. The only draw back was the length of the movie, they could have trimmed it a bit but overall it's a solid summer comedy. Dare I say this was Will Ferrell's best performance since Anchorman. It's certainly one of those movies you will be quoting with your friends for a long time. The entire theater was laughing throughout the entire thing..Great movie...go check it out.


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