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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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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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Trivia

Patricia French plays the front desk cop at the police station. She also played one of the cops who caught Fred in his car in Hall Pass (2011). See more »

Goofs

When the two real police officers enter the sporting goods store, they both rack the slide back on their handgun. No shell is ejected. This means that there was not a round in the chamber, and as such, if the officer merely drew his gun and pulled the trigger, no round would have been fired prior to racking (sliding back) the slide to chamber a round. No officer would ever carry a weapon like this - it's essentially carrying an unloaded weapon. See more »

Quotes

Josie: Sorry, we don't serve liars here. Can I get you a cup of bullshit for the road?
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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 Lethal Weapon (1987) See more »

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Hello
Written by Martin Solveig (as Martin Picandet) and Martina Sorbara
Performed by Martin Solveig & Dragonette
Courtesy of Big Beat Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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When I saw the trailer I was reluctant about seeing this movie. I was afraid it was a standard popular American comedy in which absurdity-comedy was the focus, like most stand-up comedians and Southpark. The movie does include these kind of jokes, but because of the sequence of jokes and the "story" (as in standard rom-com "story") I found the movie to be very funny. But then again it is difficult to make a movie which everybody thinks is funny, for example I think the Achorman 1 was the most hilarious movie ever but the sequel I thought was terrible. So I think you will either love or hate this movie depending on your sense of humor.


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