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Let's Be Cops

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.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 12 )
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • November 23, 2014 hermit57
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    If you don't have a keen sense of humor don't watch this movie. It's a COMEDY! It IS funny. If you are critical about life and think you are too intelligent to watch two idiots have a blast with the situation they find themselves in, don't watch this movie. But the rest of you...I'm telling you..., this is a funny movie. I recommend you watch it.

  • November 18, 2014 Kmacs
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  • November 12, 2014 John
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    Over all I thought the movie was good it had many parts in it that made me laugh and laugh that's why I gave it 5 stars

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

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Katie Roberts on March 25, 2014

"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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