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  • Summary: Two longtime NYPD partners on the trail of a stolen, rare, mint-condition baseball card find themselves up against a merciless, memorabilia-obsessed gangster. Jimmy is the veteran detective whose missing collectible is his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, and Paul is his "partner-against-crime" whose preoccupation with his wife's alleged infidelity makes it hard for him to keep his eye on the ball. (Warner Bros. Pictures) Expand
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 35
  2. Negative: 20 out of 35
  1. A movie that makes little sense, is dumb when it's not being stupid and yet is still at times laugh-out-loud funny.
  2. While the plot is as flimsy as a hooker's halter top, it's buoyed by two actors with attitude and timing.
  3. 50
    If you're like me, diluted Smith is still better than no Smith at all.
  4. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    38
    Director Kevin Smith's tweets, jokes and sharp commentary after being denied a seat aboard a Southwest Airlines flight because of his girth were a lot more engaging than Cop Out, his new movie.
  5. Reviewed by: Andy Klein
    33
    There are a few hilarious bits, but even those are drowned out by constant gunfire and Morgan’s motormouthing. Willis is going through the motions; Scott is funny, if irritating; Morgan is irritating and not so funny.
  6. A buddy cop film in which one of the cops continually quotes dialogue espoused by fictional cops, in everything from "Heat" to "RoboCop," and not once is it funny.
  7. 0
    Nothing to see here, keep moving.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 38
  2. Negative: 15 out of 38
  1. Sep 16, 2010
    10
    I don't get what was so bad about this movie. It was hilarious! And thanks to this movie, I am now a Tracy Morgan fan! Usually, I was never a fan of Kevin Smith's movies, but this movie mad me change my mind about him. Expand
  2. DME
    Jun 25, 2012
    8
    Not drop-dead hilarious, but it was still a funny ride from start to finish. I wouldn't mind seeing it again.
  3. Michael
    Mar 1, 2010
    7
    Sure, it ain't a movie that I would email all my friends to see...but I like Kevin Smith and I love Tracy Morgan...and I laughed out loud at parts. If you go into it looking for some laughs you won't be disappointed. Just gotta say I think the critics and user scores are way too harsh on this film. Expand
  4. Oct 27, 2010
    5
    this film is essentaully parodying the old 80s and 90s buddy cop films and has a few funny moments but most of it feels like it just belongs in that era and not 2010. this movie came out 15 years to late even then would just be considerd a ok film at best if it did. Expand
  5. Dec 24, 2012
    3
    There is nothing intelligent about this piece of crap. Nothing makes sense. Morgan, as usual, is playing an annoying person whom I find aboslutely boring. Willis is okay, but this movie and its jokes are just...bad. Nothing positive to say about this, I'm afraid. Diagnosis: Don't see it. The worst film of the year: Not "thee" worst, but one of the top 15.
    Guilty Pleasure: No.
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  6. DanaM
    Feb 28, 2010
    3
    Overall pretty poor effort, by writers on down. Don't waste your time. Normally I'm a luke warm Willis fan but there was nothing but poor jokes to work with here. Expand
  7. WesL.
    Feb 26, 2010
    0
    The writing is horrible. The plot is hardly recognizable. I am horrified that execs at Warner Brothers did not have the common sense pull the plug on this lame poorly executed childing horror of a comedy film. Expand

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