Rated PG-13 · 107 minutes · 2010

Action, Comedy
When I first heard Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg would be pairing up in a film by director Adam McKay (Anchorman), I thought it was a brilliant idea. Ferrell always makes me laugh, and Wahlberg killed me in I Heart Huckabees, so it seemed like a perfect pairing—which it is. They play two cops trying to take down a financial adviser and criminal (Steve Coogan) in New York City while dealing with personal issues. Wahlberg’s cop has been forced to sit behind a desk after putting a bullet in a New York icon, while Ferrell’s cop went into law-enforcement accounting after some shady dealings in college. The film provides constant silliness, with each actor responsible for an equal amount of laughs. McKay mixes in humor that is way out there; I love the bit where homeless people are constantly trying to have sex parties in Ferrell’s Prius. This is easily one of the year’s funniest movies, and another triumph for McKay.
Official Site: www.theotherguys-movie.com
Director: Adam McKay
Producer: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jimmy Miller, David Householter, Chris Henchy and Kevin Messick
Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, Samuel Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Rob Riggle, Natalie Zea, Damon Wayans Jr., Bobby Cannavale, Zoe Lister-Jones, Michael Delaney, Zach Woods, Brooke Shields and Rosie Perez


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Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week The Other Guys, Step Up 3D, Winter's Bone 08/05/2010
Portland Mercury Good Cop, Educational Cop The Other Guys: Like Frontline, but with guns! by Erik Henriksen 08/05/2010
Colorado Springs Independent Disorderly conduct: The Other Guys The Other Guys isn't likely to be top dog at the station house or the box office, but it'll be serviceable in a pinch. by Marjorie Baumgarten 08/05/2010
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The Coast Halifax Don't mind The Other Guys Adam McKay’s indulgent narrative can't set up punchlines with a firm point of view. by Hillary Titley 08/12/2010

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