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Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006)

Bon Cop, Bad Cop (original title)
Two Canadian detectives, one from Ontario and the other from Quebec, must work together when a murdered victim is found on the Ontario Quebec border line.

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Erik Canuel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Beaudry Michel Beaudry ... Journaliste
Patrice Bélanger ... Tattoo Killer
Pierre Boudreau Pierre Boudreau ... Falardeau le castor
Sarain Boylan ... Iris Ward
Manon Brunelle Manon Brunelle ... Rita la barmaid
Nicolas Canuel ... Animateur de radio Montréal
Hugolin Chevrette-Landesque ... Stef
Fayolle Jean ... Chauffeur de taxi
Colm Feore ... Martin Ward
Ron Fournier ... Ron Fournier
Alain Goulem ... Animateur de radio Toronto
Amélie Grenier ... Secrétaire Libellule EPP
Louis-José Houde ... Jeff le coroner
Pierre Houde ... Commentateur hockey
Rick Howland ... Harry Buttman (as Richard Howland)
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Storyline

When the body of the executive of hockey Benoit Brisset is found on the billboard of the border of Quebec and Ontario, the jurisdiction of the crime is shared between the two police forces and detectives David Bouchard from Montreal and Martin Ward from Toronto are assigned to work together. With totally different styles, attitudes and languages, the reckless David and the ethical Martin join force to disclose the identity of the Tattoo Killer, a deranged serial-killer that is killing managers of hockey. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for pervasive language, violence, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

11 August 2006 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Bon Cop Bad Cop See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,100,000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There are many references to real National Hockey League events used in the film, such as the Quebec Nordiques' relocation to Colorado, the Eric Lindros situation and the Pocklington deal. Although fictional names are used, these are obvious in-jokes for hockey fans. See more »

Goofs

The "Welcome to..." sign at a border is never right on the borderline. Each state/province/country has its own sign, a few meters/yards inside its own territory. A dead human body, half in each jurisdiction, would be on the ground, not draped over a sign. See more »

Quotes

David Bouchard: [in English] You could lose your job for this.
Martin Ward: [in French] I don't give a damn!
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The end credits are backwards, scrolling down instead of up. See more »

Alternate Versions

Because the dialogue is half English, half French, both versions shared the same soundtrack. The only difference is in the subtitles: in the French version, English dialogue was subtitled, and in the English version, it was the French dialogue. See more »

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References Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985) See more »

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Hilarious Police Story
6 October 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

When the body of the executive of hockey Benoir Brisset is found on the billboard of the border of Quebec and Ontario, the jurisdiction of the crime is shared between the two police forces and detectives David Bouchard (Patrick Huard) from Montreal and Martin Ward (Colm Feore) from Toronto are assigned to work together. With totally different styles, attitudes and languages, the reckless David and the ethical Martin join force to disclose the identity of the Tattoo Killer, a deranged serial-killer that is killing managers of hockey.

"Bon Cop Bad Cop" is a sort of parody to "Lethal Weapon", exploring the rivalry in Canada between Quebec and Ontario and the passion of Canadians for hockey. The film is a hilarious police story, using the common clichés of two different cops that become partners but in very funny situations. In the deleted scenes there is one particular showing the two families together that should have been used in the final edition. I liked this film a lot, but I believe it is funnier for Canadians and fans of hockey. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Bon Cop Bad Cop"


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