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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Mark Wahlberg
Will Ferrell
Steve Coogan
Michael Keaton
Eva Mendes
Samuel L. Jackson
Dwayne Johnson
Directors
Adam McKay
Screenwriters
Chris Henchy
Running Time
107 minutes

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Plot
Meet Allen Gamble (Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). They’re not the hero cops you see on the news, they’re the desk jockeys who get lumbered with the crap assignments and paperwork. But when they get a chance to crack a big case, Terry spots a chance for them to shine.


Verdict
Skewers the action genre while also finding room for sheer madness. We’ve still yet to see the equal of Ron Burgundy, but this latest offering is a wonky yet worthy addition to the McKay/Ferrell pantheon.


Reviewed by James White

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