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The Other Guys (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 6 August 2010 (USA)
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Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize, only things don't quite go as planned.

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Storyline

Terry Hoitz's past mistakes in the line of duty and Allen Gamble's reluctance to take risks have landed them the roles of the "Other Guys", disgraced New York City police detectives relegated to filling out paperwork for cocky hero cops Danson and Highsmith. The mismatched duo must look past their differences when they take on a high-profile investigation of shady capitalist David Ershon and attempt to fill the shoes of the notoriously reckless officers they idolize. Written by The Massie Twins

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When the cops are busy... Our only hope is... See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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6 August 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The B Team  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,543,162, 8 August 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$119,219,978

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$170,432,927
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Trivia

Gamble (Will Ferrell) begins humming the theme song for the television show Bewitched (1964). Will Ferrell also played Darren in Bewitched (2005). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning when Allen and Terry are sitting at their desks, Terry is playing solitaire on his computer. As the camera cuts back and forth while he shouts at Allen for his singing, the card setup changes two or three times. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: In New York City there's a fine line between law and chaos. On that line live Danson and Highsmith.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are displayed alongside a PowerPoint-style slideshow of statistics on corporate greed and government tolerance. See more »


Soundtracks

Smoke Road
Written and Performed by Jared Kahn and Steve Carter
Courtesy of Twofro Productions
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Wahlberg and Ferrell Deliver Hilariously
29 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

I saw the advanced screening tonight in New York City and it was hilarious. The dry humor was tremendous and the chemistry between Marky Mark and Will Ferrell is unmatched. They were so funny together it was great. The story of the movie is pretty predictable but there legit is non stop laughter through the entire film. The only draw back was the length of the movie, they could have trimmed it a bit but overall it's a solid summer comedy. Dare I say this was Will Ferrell's best performance since Anchorman. It's certainly one of those movies you will be quoting with your friends for a long time. The entire theater was laughing throughout the entire thing..Great movie...go check it out.


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