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Cop Out

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Kevin Smith’s ’80s-inspired buddy-cop-action-com...

Is this what John McClane does when he’s nearing pensionable age?

Clearly devised as Die Hard 5: Chuckle Harder, Kevin Smith’s ’80s-inspired buddy-cop-action-com is less Beverly Hills Cop and more New York City Flop.

Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan are partners forced to turn in their badges when a drug bust goes south, but once off the reservation they stay on the case.

Morgan hasn’t got the chops for top billing and when Willis is delivering zingers like, “What are you, Wikipedia?”, all we’re missing is canned laughter. Burglar Seann William Scott steals the movie with some rum gags, but the rest really is a cop out.

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