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The Other Guys (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 6 August 2010 (USA)
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Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize, only things don't quite go as planned.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Allen Gamble
... Himself
... Terry Hoitz
... Dr. Sheila Gamble
... Captain Gene Mauch
... Rasta
... Rasta
... Rasta
... Roger Wesley
... P.K. Highsmith
... Press Conference Reporter
... Press Conference Reporter
... Christopher Danson
... Mayor
Joshua Church ... Hot Dog Guy (as Josh Church)
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Storyline

Terry Hoitz's past mistakes in the line of duty and Allen Gamble's reluctance to take risks have landed them the roles of the "Other Guys", disgraced New York City police detectives relegated to filling out paperwork for cocky hero cops Danson and Highsmith. The mismatched duo must look past their differences when they take on a high-profile investigation of shady capitalist David Ershon and attempt to fill the shoes of the notoriously reckless officers they idolize. Written by The Massie Twins

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When the cops are busy... Our only hope is... See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, violence and some drug material | See all certifications »

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6 August 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,543,162, 8 August 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$119,219,978

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$170,432,927
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Trivia

Gamble (Will Ferrell) begins humming the theme song for the television show Bewitched (1964). Will Ferrell also played Darren in Bewitched (2005). See more »

Goofs

During the "Good Cop, Bad Cop" scene, Allen takes a painting off the wall and throws it down. Then it's on the wall again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: In New York City there's a fine line between law and chaos. On that line live Danson and Highsmith.
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Crazy Credits

In the unrated version, the joke that Terry tells Allen after the credits finish rolling is different than the one he tells in the theatrical version. See more »

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References NBA 2K10 (2009) See more »

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Monday, Monday
Written by John Phillips
Performed by The Mamas and the Papas (as The Mamas & The Papas)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great Movie
25 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

Yet another underrated movie given only a 6.6 when a minimum should be an 8. This movie will have you laughing throughout the entire movie. I've watched this movie 3 times already and definitely bought it as soon as it came out on DVD. Will Farrel is a genius at finding some way to make everyone laugh as usual and Mark Walburge is just the touch needed to make the dysfunctional team even funnier. I love Sam and Dwayne's(the rock) part in the movie all though I thought they should have gotten a bigger role. Overall a great movie and no complaints by me at all. The casting was perfect also. I hope there's a second movie after this or something similar to this because I haven't laughed this much in a long time. Great comedy.


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