PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize, only things don't quite go as planned.
Gene Mauch (Michael Keaton) is named for the real-life baseball manager of the same name, who piloted the California Angels to division championships in 1982 and 1986. Will Ferrell is an Angels fan.
In New York City there's a fine line between law and chaos. On that line live Danson and Highsmith.
A radio call goes out for a "211 in progress." 211 is the Los Angeles Police Department's code for an armed robbery, which is derived from the California Penal Code. The NYPD code for an armed robbery is a "10-30".
The end credits are displayed alongside a PowerPoint-style slideshow of statistics on corporate greed and government tolerance.
$35,543,162 (USA) (8 August 2010)
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