The Other Guys

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NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble (Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). You've seen them in the background of photos of Danson and Highsmith, out of focus and eyes closed. They're not heroes, they're "the other guys." But every cop has his or her day and soon Gamble and Hoitz stumble into a seemingly innocuous case no other detective wants to touch that could turn into NYC's biggest crime. It's the opportunity of their lives, but do these guys have the right stuff?

  1. Adam McKay

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Chris Henchy


Top Billed Cast

  1. Will Ferrell

    Will Ferrell

    Detective Allen Gamble

  2. Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg

    Detective Terry Hoitz

  3. Eva Mendes

    Eva Mendes

    Sheila Gamble

  4. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    P.K. Highsmith

  5. Dwayne Johnson

    Dwayne Johnson

    Christopher Danson

  6. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton

    Captain Gene Mauch

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget $100,000,000.00

Revenue $170,432,927.00


Release Information

  • August 6, 2010
    PG-13, Theatrical



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