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Let's Be Cops (2014)

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Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

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It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Fake Cops. Real Trouble.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity, violence and drug use | See all certifications »

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13 August 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Luke Greenfield Project  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,813,722 (USA) (15 August 2014)

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$82,390,774 (USA)
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Trivia

At one point they mention going after a 5150, which is a Welfare and Institutions code for a crazy person. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, Ryan and Justin are supposed to be wearing real bulletproof vests, yet half the time they're wearing the uniforms, it's pretty obvious that they aren't, as there's no extra bill in their chests, and the other half of the time, the vest constantly moves from under their shirts to over their shirts in between shots. See more »

Quotes

Justin: Life can get confusing, and you lose sight of the person you wanted to be. Sometimes, you have to go through hell and back. To see that the problems you thought were so big in your life, weren't so big after all. And that courage you always wanted, you always had it. You just needed to get in the game. And with hard work, and a little help from a friend, you can become that guy you have always wanted to be.
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Crazy Credits

Another montage of Ryan and Justin posing as cops is shown during the end credits. See more »

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References Planet of the Apes (2001) See more »

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Hello
Written by Martin Solveig (as Martin Picandet) and Martina Sorbara
Performed by Martin Solveig & Dragonette
Courtesy of Big Beat Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Actually it was pretty good, wasn't expecting it to be such a good film
26 October 2014 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

This was actually pretty funny. Seeing that this is a Wayans Brothers movie I wasn't sure if it would be too corny or have too many D&F jokes too tolerate. Usually if the comedy is too dumbed-down / "family friendly I'm out. But I was actually entertained. The D&F humor was actually funny (giant naked man) and it wasn't the crux of the movie. There's actually a good buddy cop theme here, it's hilarious to see them test the limits of their new cop powers, the antagonists are really threatening. There's a good action theme that goes along with this story, I enjoyed it. I was surprised to see Andy Garcia (Untouchables) or Jon Lajoie (from Youtube / The League) to be in this movie, two of my favorite actors.


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