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Let's Be Cops (2014)

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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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Cast

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Mossi
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Brolin
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Todd Cutler
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Lydia
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Little Joey
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Goran
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Fake Cops. Real Trouble.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 August 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Luke Greenfield Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,813,722, 15 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$82,390,774

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$138,224,951
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

O'Malley's reference to Kinkos while placing the sticker on the car was misleading as Kinkos has not been around for many years. FedEx Office replaced Kinkos many years ago. See more »

Goofs

At the end, Ryan is driving a real police car. You can see the license plate is a newer style California 'commercial' plate - a police car would be an exempt plate. See more »

Quotes

Justin: Life can get confusing, and you lose sight of the person you wanted to be. Sometimes, you have to go through hell and back. To see that the problems you thought were so big in your life, weren't so big after all. And that courage you always wanted, you always had it. You just needed to get in the game. And with hard work, and a little help from a friend, you can become that guy you have always wanted to be.
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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 Superman II (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

My Superman
Written by Santigold (as Santi White), Diplo (as Wesley Pentz), John Hill, Siouxsie Sioux (as Susan Ballion) and Steven Severin
Performed by Santigold
Courtesy of Downtown Records
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Good for who just watch movie for fun, not good for those who analyze movies
13 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I have just spent 2 hour on buses and 1 hour on foot to a cinema to watch this movie, and it totally worth it.

It is fun and I love it.

I admit that there are something in the movie that is not logical or not realistic, but it can still be called a good comedy as long as you do not take all the things so seriously.

Someone also mentioned that they are attracted by the trailer and are disappointed after watching it. What I shall say is that trailer does not exaggerate the fun point of the movie, I saw more fun spots in the movie which didn't shown in the trailer.

If you just want to have fun, it is a good choice, but if you want a very logical/classic/perfect story, do not try this one.


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