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The Other Guys (6-Aug-2010)

Director: Adam McKay

Writers: Adam McKay; Chris Henchy

Music: Jon Brion

Producers: Will Ferrell; Adam McKay; Jimmy Miller; Patrick Crowley

Keywords: Action/Comedy

Two lowly New York police detectives charged with filling out paperwork for "hero" cops attempt to fill the shoes of their idols in a big way one day.

Allen Gamble, a forensic accountant gripped by a chronic unwillingness to take risks, spends his days at work paired up with Terry Hoitz, an overzealous detective relegated to his present line of duty after his accidental shooting of Derek Jeter during the World Series. When the men -- enamored with hero cops Chris Danson and P.K. Highsmith and normally tasked with filling out their paperwork -- happen upon a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal waiting to happen, they attempt to fill the shoes of their universally-adored idols, taking it upon themselves to solve a crime capable of grabbing front-page headlines.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bobby Cannavale
3-May-1971   Vince D'Angelo on Will & Grace
Steve Coogan
14-Oct-1965   I'm Alan Partridge
Will Ferrell
16-Jul-1967   Saturday Night Live
Rob Huebel
4-Jun-1969   Human Giant
Samuel L. Jackson
21-Dec-1948   Pulp Fiction
Derek Jeter
26-Jun-1974   New York Yankees shortstop
Michael Keaton
9-Sep-1951   Batman
Malachy McCourt
20-Sep-1931   Father Meehan on Oz
Eva Mendes
5-Mar-1974   2 Fast 2 Furious
Zak Orth
15-Oct-1970   When Trumpets Fade
Rosie Perez
6-Sep-1964   Do The Right Thing
Rob Riggle
21-Apr-1970   The Daily Show
The Rock
2-May-1972   Yeah, yeah -- we smell it
Ben Schwartz
15-Sep-1981   Rejected Jokes
Brooke Shields
31-May-1965   Suddenly Susan
Lindsay Sloane
8-Aug-1977   Valerie Birkhead on Sabrina
Ray Stevenson
25-May-1964   Titus Pullo on Rome
Mark Wahlberg
5-Jun-1971   Formerly of the Funky Bunch
Damon Wayans, Jr.
18-Nov-1982   Brad Williams on Happy Endings
Natalie Zea
17-Mar-1975   Winona Hawkins on Justified


Derek Jeter   ...   Himself
In order of Appearance
Samuel L. Jackson   ...   P. K. Highsmith
The Rock   ...   Christopher Danson
Larnell Stovall   ...   Rasta
Jalil Jay Lynch   ...   Rasta
Roy T. Anderson   ...   Rasta
Andrew Secunda   ...   Press Conference Reporter
Sara Chase   ...   Press Conference Reporter
David Gideon   ...   Mayor
Josh Church   ...   Hot Dog Guy
Rob Riggle   ...   Martin
Damon Wayans, Jr.   ...   Fosse
Michael Keaton   ...   Capt. Gene Mauch
Will Ferrell   ...   Allen Gamble
Mark Wahlberg   ...   Terry Hoitz
Michael Delaney   ...   Bob Littleford
Alison Becker   ...   Financial News Anchor
Steve Coogan   ...   David Ershon
Warren Kelley   ...   NYSE Official
Bobby Cannavale   ...   Jimmy
Zoe Lister-Jones   ...   Therapist
Sean Heilig   ...   Therapy Cop
Matthew J. McCarthy   ...   Therapy Cop
Adam Phillips   ...   Therapy Cop
Ray Stevenson   ...   Roger Wesley
Tess Kartel   ...   Brazilian Woman
Rob Mars   ...   Wesley's Guard
C. C. Taylor   ...   Wesley's Guard
Zach Woods   ...   Douglas
Jake Quinn   ...   Precinct Detective #1
Andy Buckley   ...   Don Beaman
Elizabeth Kaledin   ...   NY1 Reporter
Will Lyman   ...   Frontline Narration App
Eva Mendes   ...   Dr. Sheila Gamble
Rob Huebel   ...   Officer Watts
Peter R. Thewes   ...   Hazmat Officer
Robin Ng   ...   Waiter
Natalie Zea   ...   Christinith
Brett Gelman   ...   Hal
Malachy McCourt   ...   Old Man at Irish Bar
Irish Singers
Barry Carl   ...   Irish Singer
Benjamin Magnuson   ...   Irish Singer
Thomas McDonnell III   ...   Irish Singer
Jimmy O'Donnell   ...   Irish Singer
Kevin Osborne   ...   Irish Singer
Pierce Turner   ...   Irish Singer
James Archie Worley   ...   Irish Singer
Lindsay Sloane   ...   Francine
Shakiem Evans   ...   Dancer
Danielle Cell   ...   Brenda
Brianne Moncrief   ...   Ershon's Assistant
Brooke Shields   ...   Herself
Rosie Perez   ...   Herself
Patrick Ferrell   ...   Precinct Detective #2
Adam McKay   ...   Dirty Mike
Oliver Wood   ...   Capt. Salty
James Mazzola   ...   Homeless Dude
Patrick Crowley   ...   Homeless Dude
Ben Schwartz   ...   Beaman's Assistant
Tara Copeland   ...   Police Dispatcher
Eamon Speer   ...   Ice Cream Man
Patrick Reale   ...   Beaman Tow Cop
Zak Orth   ...   Accountant
Pete Antico   ...   Chechen Rebel
Viola Harris   ...   Mama Ramos
Jamie Dugal   ...   Schoolgirl
Chris Gethard   ...   Clerk
Michael Fawcett   ...   Minister
Pilar Angelique   ...   Stunning Woman


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