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R| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Jake Johnson , Damon Wayans Jr. , Rob Riggle , Nina Dobrev , James D'Arcy , Keegan-Michael Key , Andy Garcia , Jonathan Lajoie

Director: Luke Greenfield

Genres: Comedy, Action

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Let's Be Cops (2014)

Release Date: August 13th, 2014|1 hr. 44 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 5 )
  • 40
    New York Daily News

    This alleged comedy takes a long time before it gets its first laugh in. The first half is a complete slog and the ending is insulting, but there are a few semi-arresting sketch comedy moments. show more

  • 30
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The screenplay co-written by Nicholas Thomas and director Luke Greenfield fails to mine the potentially humorous premise for the necessary laughs, with nearly all of the gags falling thuddingly flat. show more

  • 39
    Kate Erbland

    The film is confusingly and sloppily put together, edited down to the point that the few genuine jokes of Let’s Be Cops are given precious little time to breathe, before zipping into the next sequence of increasingly irrational events. show more

  • August 19, 2014 What it do?
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    Hilarious.. one of the funniest movies this summer ! Made you laugh from start to finish, its been a long time since I've seen a good comedy !

  • August 19, 2014 Goodmom42
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    Very entertaining movie! I couldn't get over how much Damon Wayans Jr. looks and acts like his Dad. The entire cast was hilarious.

  • August 18, 2014 Dean
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    This movie makes no secrets or apologies about what type of movie it is. Watch the previews and if that's what you want, then you WILL ENJOY this movie. I had some good belly laughs and I appreciate that! Once again, lets leave the critics alone in the ground where they live and hate the whole world on command, except for whatever they are being told they have to applaud buy their owners. The same goes for the Tomato Meter. Doesn't that guy seem to realize that he should be hiring some new critics? How many more perfectly enjoyable and entertaining movies is that guy going to sit back and watch get trashed by his web site before he gets it?

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Neal Brennan Shares a Bad Idea in His 'Let's Be Cops' Trailer Review (VIDEO)

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Moviefone Staff on Aug 15th, 2014 10:00AM

It's the weekend, and you're looking forward to going to the movies, but you don't know which one you're going to see. Luckily for you, Neal Brennan, comedian and host of SundanceTV's "The Approval...

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Jonny Black on Aug 14th, 2014 5:15PM

This weekend, Sylvester Stallone and his A-list team of mercenaries return for "The Expendables 3" (check out the hilarious Unscripted below!), Michael Fassbender goes headless in the eccentric indie...

'Let's Be Cops' Red Band Trailer: This Is Totally Illegal, Right? (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Mar 25th, 2014 9:00PM

"New Girl" co-stars Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. are bringing their small screen chemistry to the buddy cop genre with "Let's Be Cops," a comedy where the pair pretend to be police officers to...

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