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Let's Be Cops (2014)

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Let's Be Cops is a movie starring Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., and Rob Riggle. 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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ryan
... Justin
... Segars
... Josie
... Mossi
... Pupa
... Brolin
... Todd Cutler
... Georgie
... Annie
... Lydia
... Little Joey
... Jackson
... Pasha
... Goran
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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

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Taglines:

Fake Cops. Real Trouble.

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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

While not all officers in a department will know every other officer, it is highly likely that all officers will know the officers, especially supervisors (Sgt), in the same division, especially when working the same shift, so it would be highly unusual for the real officers to not know the pretend officer and Sgt. weren't real. See more »

Goofs

When Mossi pumps his shotgun, we hear a spent metal bullet casing hit the floor, not the mostly plastic shotgun cartridge seen ejecting from the gun, which would have a distinctly different sound. 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

Features VeggieTales (1993) See more »

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Written by Diplo (as Thomas Wesley Pentz), Evan 'Chuck Inglish' Ingersoll (as Evan Ingersoll), Jose Guerrero and Sami Diament
Performed by ETC!ETC! & Brillz & Diplo feat. Evan 'Chuck Inglish' Ingersoll (as Chuck English)
Courtesy of Mad Decent
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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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