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CHIPS (2017)

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A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops.

Director:

Dax Shepard

Writers:

Rick Rosner (based on the television series created by), Dax Shepard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Peña ... Ponch
Dax Shepard ... Jon
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Ray Kurtz
Rosa Salazar ... Ava Perez
Jessica McNamee ... Lindsey Taylor
Adam Brody ... Clay Allen
Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... Peterson
Richard T. Jones ... Parish
Ryan Hansen ... Brian Grieves
Jane Kaczmarek ... Captain Jane Lindel
Phil Tyler ... Cooper
Jess Rowland Jess Rowland ... Rathbun
Carly Hatter ... Agent Angela Roth
Justin Chatwin ... Raymond Reed Kurtz Jr.
Vida Guerra ... Ann
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Storyline

An FBI agent goes undercover in the California Highway Patrol as officer Frank "Ponch" Poncherello. Members of the CHP have been robbing cash delivery vehicles and his job is to uncover the perpetrators. At the CHP he is partnered with a 30-something rookie, Jon Baker. Baker is a former professional motorcycle rider with a list of ailments and personal problems who is lucky to be in the CHP. They are very different people and immediately clash. Written by grantss

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Chip Happens

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language, some violence and drug use. | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

CHIPS See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,722,802, 24 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,591,819, 19 May 2017
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Parts of the theme music from the original television show CHiPs are used throughout as background music. See more »

Goofs

When Jon comes home from the hospital, his house had been sold by his wife. In CA, when a married couple, whether whole or separated, sells property, both parties must sign to complete the sale. Jon's house could never have been sold while he was in the hospital and without him knowing and she would never be able to sell the home without his signature/using only her signature. See more »

Quotes

Ponch: She ate my butt.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits start with "The california highway patrol does not endorse this film. At all." See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Kissing A Fool (2018) See more »

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Se Fue
(uncredited)
Written and performed by Norbert Galouo and José Miguel Ortegon
Performed by Sr Ortegon
Courtesy of APM
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Pure entertainment
14 June 2017 | by jandorrSee all my reviews

Don't listen to the bad reviews. This movie was funny and wild; pure entertainment. Solid plot, great one-liners, excellent cast. The action scenes do not disappoint. This movie is thoroughly engaging from start to finish. It's just a comedy, it's not trying to win an award. Sit back, relax, and laugh.


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