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Two trigger happy cops, arrested for accidentally killing a group of hostages, stumble upon a drugs trafficking gang in prison during their everlasting search for real action.

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Wijo Koek (scenario), Martijn Smits (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Leo Alkemade Leo Alkemade ... Rikkers
Edwin Alofs Edwin Alofs ... Kleine Rutger
Uriah Arnhem Uriah Arnhem ... Jerry
Tim Beumers Tim Beumers ... Uitdager
Pierre Bokma ... Mercator
Yolanthe Cabau ... Sacha (as Yolanthe Snijder-Cabau)
Dick Carlier ... Journalist
Selma Copijn ... Abby
Roy Alexander Dahmen Roy Alexander Dahmen ... Inmate
Hendley de Wind Hendley de Wind ... Handlanger Leon #2
Noel Deelen Noel Deelen ... Coco
Laura van den Elzen Laura van den Elzen ... Weduwe #1
Glen Faria Glen Faria ... Leroy
Roeland Fernhout ... Leon
Mohammed Alfatoursi Froedi Mohammed Alfatoursi Froedi ... Handlanger Leon #1
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The two detectives Ivo (Huub Smit) and Randy (Sergio Hasselbaink) never get the action they so desperately want. After an attempt to stop a hostage situation the two detectives end up in jail where they uncover a huge drug conspiracy. Now they will have to clear their names and finally get some action. Written by Hugo Holleman

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Action | Comedy

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Nominated for the 2015 NVX "Best Visual Effects" Award. See more »

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Spin-off Popoz (2013) See more »

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Adequate Dutch parody on American cop / buddy movie!
20 February 2016 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

The original Popoz is a Dutch sketch show on Comedy Central (Dutch). It's basically a parody on American cop shows and movies. I for one like this show very much because it does these parodies brilliantly and still gives it a little Dutch flavour without it becoming a mess. Maybe the International audience won't always get the jokes although most of them are pretty universal so I don't see any reason why they would not like it. Main characters Randy and Ivo both have some great chemistry and even when they are not speaking they are fascinating to look at. They easily could star in real serious cop films.

I don't know who came with the idea but they decided to make a full movie based on the show and unfortunately it is not as sharp as the show is. You can tell that the jokes from the sketches lose their impact when stretched out. Especially since not many fresh jokes have been added. But there are a few redeeming factors. Apart from the main characters there is self appointed sidekick Coco. The guys aren't particularly fond of him and one of the running jokes of the show is that they almost always manage to kill him off in each episode. In the film there is a fun play on this since we expect him to die and then he simply won't. Another running joke is the very sexy and attractive Ancilla Tilia as Leo and how Randy and Ivo view her. She is a pathologist and very serious about her job and doesn't do anything remotely sexy yet in their mind they only have very naughty thoughts of her. Too bad though that this time around they toned down their usual response. Actually a lot of the jokes have been made less offensive and rude. And that is killing the general vibe of the show a little.

I enjoyed this film but especially the fans of the show will have to deal with the fact it's less sharp and witty as usual.


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Release Date:

8 October 2015 (Netherlands) See more »

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$809,684
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