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The Other Guys
Directed by Adam McKay
Written by Chris Henchy
Adam McKay
Starring Will Ferrell
Mark Wahlberg
Dwayne Johnson
Samuel L. Jackson
Eva Mendes
Michael Keaton
Steve Coogan
Studio Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) August 6, 2010 (2010-08-06)
Country United States
Language English

The Other Guys is an upcoming action-comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay. The movie, set to star Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Dwayne Johnson, Eva Mendes, Anne Heche, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan and Derek Jeter. The film is expected to be released August 6, 2010.

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Premise

Allen Gamble (Will Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Mark Wahlberg) are partnered NYPD detectives who work in the forensic accounting department and rarely see any action. Gamble is more than happy with his job while Hoitz has been assigned against his will after a public incident with his quick trigger finger. They idolize the city's top cops Danson (Dwayne Johnson) and Manzetti (Samuel L. Jackson), but when an opportunity arises for Gamble and Hoitz to step up, things do not quite go as expected.

Cast

Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell were seen in Chinatown, New York and South Street Seaport filming the movie, as well as St. John's University in Jamaica, Queens.[citation needed] They were also spotted in the New Dorp section of Staten Island and Wall Street in a scene involving a wrecked car. Only second unit production which included car chase scenes were filmed in Albany NY, no stars were present only their stunt doubles. Keanu Reeves was spotted on set on October 21st, however its been reporting he is working on another film, Henry's Crime, in the area.[citation needed]

Actor/Actress Role
Will Ferrell Detective Allen Gamble
Mark Wahlberg Detective Terry Hoitz
Dwayne Johnson Detective Danson
Samuel L. Jackson Detective Manzetti
Eva Mendes Sheila Gamble
Michael Keaton Captain Mauch
Steve Coogan David Ershon
Anne Heche TBA
Craig Robinson TBA
Ray Stevenson Wesley
Damon Wayans Jr. Fosse
Rob Riggle Detective Evan Martin
Lindsay Sloane Francine
Paris Hilton Herself
Al Cerullo Helicopter Pilot
Andy Buckley Don Beaman
Derek Jeter Himself

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The Other Guys
Directed by Adam McKay
Produced by Adam McKay
Will Ferrell
Jimmy Miller
Patrick Crowley
Written by Chris Henchy
Adam McKay
Starring Will Ferrell
Mark Wahlberg
Eva Mendes
Samuel L. Jackson
Dwayne Johnson
Music by Jon Brion
Cinematography Oliver Wood
Editing by Brent White
Distributed by Columbia Pictures (USA)
Release date(s) August 6, 2010
Country United States
Language English
Budget $100 million
Official website
Allmovie profile
IMDb profile

The Other Guys is a 2010 action-comedy movie that is produced by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jimmy Miller and Patrick Crowley and was directed by Adam McKay.

On August 2, 2010, Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg guest hosted WWE's Raw from San Antonio, Texas to promote the release of The Other Guys[1].

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Plot

The movie revolves around two guys: Allen Gamble and Terry Hoitz who get stuck together after accidently shooting Derek Jeter.

Cast

  • Will Ferrell as Detective Allen Gamble
  • Mark Wahlberg as Detective Terry Hoitz
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Highsmith
  • Dwayne Johnson as Danson
  • Michael Keaton as Captain Mauch
  • Eva Mendes as Sheila Gamble
  • Paris Hilton as Jane
  • Ray Stevenson as Wesley
  • Steve Coogan as David Ershon
  • Rob Riggle as Detective Evan Martin
  • Damon Wayans Jr. as Fosse
  • Zach Woods as Douglas
  • Lindsay Sloane as Francine
  • Rob Huebel as Officer Watts
  • Bobby Cannavale as Jimmy
  • Andrew Buckley as Don Beaman
  • Adam McKay as Dirty Mike
  • Oliver Wood as Captain Salty
  • Brooke Shields as Herself
  • Rosie Perez as Herself
  • Derek Jeter as Himself
  • Tracey B. Wilson as Irene (uncredited)
  • T.J. Quicksilver (uncredited)
  • Craig Robinson
  • Brody Jenner

Ratings

The Other Guys received mostly positive reviews from reviewers:

The Other Guys placed first for the night making $13 million on opening night. The film was also number one for the weekend of August 6-8, 2010 making $35,600,000 on the opening weekend and removed Inception from the top spot.

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