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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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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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NY's finest were busy. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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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)  »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,543,162 (USA) (8 August 2010)

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$119,219,978 (USA)
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Trivia

The Hartley Building is actually the Bank of America building in downtown Albany, New York, formerly Norstar Plaza. See more »

Goofs

When Captain Mauch is giving the pep talk at his Bed Bath and Beyond job, he says there is a serial rapist in Crown Heights. He works as a cop in Manhattan, Crown Heights is in Brooklyn. See more »

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[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

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Big Girls Don't Cry
Written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio
Performed by The Jersey Boys Las Vegas Cast to the Jersey Boys Original Broadway Cast Instrumental Recording
Original Cast Recording courtesy of Rhino Entertainment
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Funny start but fades fast
19 August 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The movie is funny to start and rolls along nicely but quickly loses all steam and finishes quite weak. Having every single character be an off center borderline nutjob loses something without any straight men to set them up or play off of. Mark Wahlberg played the straight man part well for the first half of the movie but turns as loony as everyone else before it's over. A few laugh out loud moments save the entire experience but it really could've and should've been a better film in general and certainly funnier across the board.

Not nearly as bad as Step Brothers but not half as good as Anchorman. Probably Semi-Pro and Jackie Moon levels here.


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