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Parents' Guide to

Let's Be Cops

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Over-the-top comedy has tons of swearing, other iffy stuff.

Movie R 2014 104 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 14+

Good movie

Great comedy. Great violence. Great Movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

Good movie

Great and funny movie but a lot of bad words but kids hear them a lot and nudity isn't really anything because u go to the bathroom every day

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (18 ):

LET'S BE COPS owes a lot to New Girl; its two leads successfully migrate the strikingly warm and funny rapport they share on that sitcom to this formulaic but still (somewhat) entertaining comedy. Both Wayans and Johnson throw themselves into the plot with such gusto ... which makes it even more of a pity that the screenplay is a retread of every single buddy comedy that ever was.

As a love interest, Nina Dobrev isn't given much to do besides play girl needing rescuing. (Aren't we tired of this cliche yet?) Then again, neither is anybody else, including Andy Garcia, who's criminally underused, and even the two headliners, who manage to eke out something close to entertaining even though they're left to their own devices by the so-so material and all-too-basic direction.

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