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Let's Be Cops (2014)

R | | Comedy | 13 August 2014 (USA)
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Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

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It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Fake Cops. Real Trouble.

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Comedy

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Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity, violence and drug use | See all certifications »

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13 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Untitled Luke Greenfield Project  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,813,722 (USA) (15 August 2014)

Gross:

$82,389,560 (USA) (5 December 2014)
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Trivia

While not all officers in a department will know every other officer, it is highly likely that all officers will know the officers, especially supervisors (Sgt), in the same division, especially when working the same shift, so it would be highly unusual for the real officers to not know the pretend officer and Sgt. weren't real. See more »

Goofs

When they go to the first party dressed as cops, they just pull two uniforms out of a box, without any indication they had worn them before. At the party, Miller's brass name tag says CHANG, a joke they run with for the entire movie. But O'Malley's name tag already says O'Malley. This is before he goes online to get all the extras to flesh out the uniform. See more »

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Ryan: We're the law, bitch!
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Crazy Credits

Another montage of Ryan and Justin posing as cops is shown during the end credits. See more »

Connections

References Planet of the Apes (2001) See more »

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Wrecking Ball
Written by Lukasz Gottwald, Cirkut (as Henry Russell Walter), Stephan Moccio, Sacha Skarbek and MoZella (as Maureen McDonald)
Performed by Gaby Borromeo
Produced by Ali Dee
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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A Good Laugh Here and There
18 September 2014 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

At first I was not sure if I liked the movie. I assumed it was just going to be another quotable movie where at times you had a good laugh. But because I love both of the two main actors from the show New Girl, I just had to see it. I actually found myself laughing way more than I expected and would love to watch this movie again. Some parts were taken too far but it had a good amount of clean humor and a little crude humor as well. It takes a lot for a comedy to earn itself ten stars. This film did not quite do it because of the scenes that were over the top and probably should have just been left out all together. Don't expect the same laugh out loud comedy like New Girl from Let's Be Cops but it can definitely lift your mood and give you an occasional belly laugh.


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