Comedy

Comedy Cinema – This Week – Let’s Be Cops

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Let’s Be Cops


About the Film

Summary of Plot

Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and 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.. iMDB

Year Of Release

2014

Running Time

1 Hour 44 Minutes

Director

Luke Greenfield

Tagline

Fake Cops. Real Trouble.

Box Office Opening Weekend

$17,813,722


Trailer


Starring

Jake Johnson – Ryan
Damon Wayans Jnr – Justin
Rob Riggle – Segards
Nina Dobrev – Josie
James D’Arcy – Mossi
Keegan-Michael Kay – Pupa
Andy Garcia – Brolin



Song From the OST


Trivia

  • Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Jonathan Lajoie, Rob Riggle and Keegan-Michael Key, who are all stand-up comedians, improvised a lot of their dialogue.
  • Luke Greenfield got the idea of the film when a costume designer brought him an authentic LAPD uniform to wear for Halloween, which resulted him gaining high confidence.
  • At one point they mention going after a 5150, which is a Welfare and Institutions code for a person threatening to harm themselves or others.
  • At the end of the movie one of the officers on muster has the name tag Nicholas Thomas, the same name as one of the writers.
  • During on one of the trailers, it shows Ryan smacking a skeleton in front of a group of kids in school. Although this was never shown in the movie.
  • Kara Flowers’s debut,

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