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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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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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Fake Cops. Real Trouble.

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Comedy | Crime

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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)  »

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Untitled Luke Greenfield Project  »

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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

Luke Greenfield: as "Insanely Handsome Police Tech." See more »

Goofs

When Ryan is scrolling through JaQuandae's messages and we get a brief view of the phone screen, the second response Justin reads while imitating her is not in the conversation. See more »

Quotes

Justin: I feel like Danny Glover before he got too old for this shit.
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Crazy Credits

Another montage of Ryan and Justin posing as cops is shown during the end credits. See more »

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References Training Day (2001) See more »

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Pensando Em Voce
Written by Alice Coelho, Mariana Alves, Jennifer Loila, Jan Blumentrath and David Alexander
Performed by Pearls Negras
Courtesy of Bolabo Records
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Very very funny
21 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

Let me just start by saying that this isn't an over the top blockbuster film like everyone seems to expect from every movie that comes out now. For some reason people have these attitudes towards movies that aren't packed with insane plot holes and story details wrapped up in a cgi blanket to attempt to blow your mind. This movie is really a funny movie, no matter what anyone says. My girlfriend was having a bad day and I was low on energy to try to entertain so we went to see this for a few laughs. It didn't disappoint. I didn't go in with high hopes that there would be any real reason to like it very much but it came around within the first few minutes of the movie. We both left feeling better and like it was worth it, (and I am an adult so the 'teenager type jokes' that one reviewer referred to are unfounded). Jake Johnson really sells the image of a guy just looking for any kind of change in his life and Damon Wayans Jr. is and actor that really puts a lot of work into whatever role he is in. I don't want to ruin any of the movie with bits and pieces that I enjoyed more than the others so I am leaving you with this. If you have a desire to get enjoyment from a film without becoming emotionally invested in a story that lasts 3 movies or longer with hints and clues popping up all over the place eluding to a next installment of whatever series, (and enjoy comedy of all types) then I would recommend this highly. Not artistic, not over done, not offensive to the degree some say, just straight up good comedy. Waaay better than the terrible Seth Rogen movie "the Neighbors". Hope this helps.


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