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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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Kevin Smith
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Jimmy
Tracy Morgan ... Paul
Juan Carlos Hernández ... Raul (as Juan Carlos Hernandez)
Cory Fernandez ... Juan
Jason Hurt Jason Hurt ... Youth #1
Jeff Lima ... Youth #2
Sean Cullen ... Captain Romans
Kevin Pollak ... Hunsaker
Adam Brody ... Barry Mangold
Guillermo Díaz ... Poh Boy
Alberto Bonilla ... Julio
Robinson Aponte Robinson Aponte ... Banger #1
Jeremy Dash ... Banger #2
Mando Alvarado ... Mexican Man #1
Michelle Trachtenberg ... Ava
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Storyline

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

26 February 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Couple of Cops See more »

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Box Office

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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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

On one occasion, Bruce Willis said to Kevin Smith, "I'm Bruce Willis! I've been Bruce Willis successfully for 25 years! How long have you been Silent Bob, motherfucker?" See more »

Goofs

When the kid car thief tries to leave the park, an adult is driving. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.180 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Vato Sencillo
Written by Eduardo Davalos De Luna, Roman Leonardo Rodriguez Lopez, Alan Alejandro Maldonado Tamez and Mauricio Garza
Performed by Cartel de Santa
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label and Sony Music Entertainment (Mexico), S.A. De C.V.
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Awful.
16 June 2011 | by jaketpajorSee all my reviews

Smith has yet again gone out of his way to make this movie truly awful. Even for the 80's cop movie "homage" this is trying to be, it really is disappointing. The dialogue is slow, unfunny, and just flat out dumb most of the time. Smith seems to have put little to no effort into doing anything original with the buddy cop movie and it really shows.

If i could un-watch this movie I certainly would. This was a huge disappointment and waste of time! Tracy Morgan plays the "dumb" guy terribly. Well, he actually plays it too well and it becomes very annoying very quickly.

Bruce Willis is of course playing the same role he has played in almost all of his movies. The straight stern tough guy. It is nothing new, nothing original, and certainly nothing fun to watch.


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