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Cop Out (2010)

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Cop Out is a movie starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, and Juan Carlos Hernández. Jimmy's rare baseball card is robbed. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his cop partner Paul to track down the robber, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jimmy
... Paul
... Raul (as Juan Carlos Hernandez)
... Juan
Jason Hurt ... Youth #1
... Youth #2
... Captain Romans
... Hunsaker
... Barry Mangold
... Poh Boy
... Julio
Robinson Aponte ... Banger #1
... Banger #2
... Mexican Man #1
... Ava
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After a clumsy operation trying to capture a drug dealer, the N.Y.P.D Detectives Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges are suspended for one month by their Captain Romans. Jimmy decides to sell his rare baseball card to pay for his daughter's expensive wedding while his jealous partner believes that his wife is cheating on him with their next-door neighbor. When Jimmy sells his card to a memorabilia store, the place is burgled by two small-time thieves and the detective loses his card. They track down the thieves. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rock out with your Glock out


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Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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26 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Couple of Cops  »

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Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,211,126, 26 February 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$44,875,481

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$55,909,910
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2.35 : 1
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Kevin Smith described Bruce Willis "the unhappiest, most bitter, and meanest emo-bitch I've ever met at any job I've held down" and "a fucking dick". See more »

Goofs

At about 1 hour 4 minutes into the movie, an bird's eye view shot of Paul and Gabriela are seen lying in the bed. Paul is on the left. In the next shot, they look at each other and this time Paul is on the right. See more »

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[first lines]
Paul Hodges: You know what today represents? Nine Jim. Nine years me and you been together. *Nine* we been main shit stains. I know some dogs that don't even live to be nine. You're lucky if you get seven years out of a Great Dane. But me and you been puttin' it together for nine...
[whips out a card]
Paul Hodges: Happy anniversary Jim.
Jimmy Monroe: I don't celebrate anniversaries.
Paul Hodges: Jim, open it up. I wanna see the expression on your face.
Jimmy Monroe: You wanna see the expression on my face? The expression you're gonna see on my face...
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Written by Darren Costin, Nick Feldman and Jack Hues
Performed by Wang Chung
Courtesy of Spirit Music Group, Inc.
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Everything you expect it to be, for better or worse
4 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

Saw this film as the first part of a double feature with the far more anticipated Shutter Island following, so my attention was only half there. That's about all the attention I needed, though, as it's a typical buddy cop movie through and through. Not that I expected anything different, mind you.

The whole reason I and likely 90% of the audience were there was for Tracy Morgan. And it was a "classic" Tracy Morgan performance, by which I mean he's his usual off-kilter self, some of his scenes work well and some of them fall flat on their face in awkward silence.

A 50% success rate is more than I can say for Bruce Willis, though, who looked so disinterested I was half expecting him to break character at any moment and announce he had to leave the set because he had a plane to catch for another movie he was filming.

The supporting cast of the underrated Sean William Scott and Jason Lee were their usually amusing selves, while the Latino gang villains, led by Guillermo Díaz of The Shield and Weeds fame, are absurdly over the top and clichéd, almost to the point of offensiveness.

It's a movie you'll probably see on cable while nursing a hangover one morning, or something you watch on a plane because it's light and there aren't many better choices. Hard to recommend it past that.


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