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Hot Pursuit (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 8 May 2015 (USA)
2:26 | Trailer
An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.


Anne Fletcher
4 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Reese Witherspoon ... Rose Cooper
Sofía Vergara ... Daniella Riva
Matthew Del Negro ... Detective Hauser
Michael Mosley ... Detective Dixon
Robert Kazinsky ... Randy
Richard T. Jones ... Detective Jackson
Benny Nieves ... Jesus
Michael Ray Escamilla ... Angel
Joaquín Cosio ... Vicente Cortez
John Carroll Lynch ... Captain Emmett
Jim Gaffigan ... Red
Mike Birbiglia ... Steve
Vincent Laresca ... Felipe Riva
David Jensen ... Wayne
Evaluna Montaner ... Teresa Cortez


Rose Cooper is an uptight and by-the-book cop whose name has become synonymous with screw-ups. She's given a chance to redeem herself one day when she is assigned to protect a federal witness, Daniella Riva, the vivacious and outgoing widow of a drug boss. As the two polar opposites race through Texas, they find themselves pursued by everyone from crooked cops to murderous gunmen. However, their greatest obstacle to making this out alive may be themselves as they learn that Cooper has now been considered a fugitive fleeing with Daniella. Written by HenryZ

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Armed and sort of dangerous.


Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


In the beginning of this movie, Captain Emmett (John Carroll Lynch) uses a quit-smoking aid gum, which his character, Stan Olber, in Volcano (1997), also used to help him quit smoking. See more »


When Cooper handcuffs herself to Daniella outside the clothing store and she says the line, "I have got to contact my precinct... please" the cuffs disappear then reappear on their wrists. See more »


Cooper: Mrs. Riva, I'm Officer Cooper. I'm here to escort you to Dallas. You must have not seen me.
Daniella Riva: Oh, I saw you. I was trying to hit your flat ass.
Cooper: Mrs. Riva, I am a police officer.
Daniella Riva: Oh please! Look at you! You are teeny tiny! You look like a little dog that I can put in my purse.
Cooper: I can assure you, ma'am, that I meet the minimum height requirement of an adult female my weight.
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Crazy Credits

The ending credits include a blooper reel. See more »


Referenced in Impractical Jokers: Bathroom Break (2015) See more »


American Girl
Written by Tom Petty
Performed by Elle King
Produced by Alan Bezozi
Used courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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User Reviews

What do you expect?
18 May 2015 | by ammabee-956-927043See all my reviews

This movie was fine! Not an Oscar winner. But it was funny! In my opinion better than a bunch of cop movies (the heat, can't think of other examples). Sofía Vergara and Reese Witherspoon were EXTREMELY hilarious together. Not the best movie ever. But, DEFINITELY NOT A 4.7/10 it was not that bad AT ALL. It's not for everyone, but I can not express enough HOW NOT BAD IT WAS. I can't comprehend why people would hate it so much. If you saw the trailer, you get it. Don't expect anything more. I believe that's why people disliked it. It was not bad. Not amazing. But, maybe rent it when it comes out. SCRIPT - 8/10 ACTING - 8/10 (what do you expect?) PLOT - 8.5/10 JOKES - 9/10 OVERALL - 8/10

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Release Date:

8 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don't Mess with Texas See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »


Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,942,258, 10 May 2015

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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