1980’s Airplane applied a star-studded cast to an inane plot and produced not just a cult classic but a masterpiece of irreverence and silliness.  Will Ferrell and the cast of The Other Guys attempt to do the same with only lukewarm results.  When New York’s action big-budget-action-hero cops inexplicably commit suicide by impossible stunt, the unlikely team of a demoted super cop (played by Mark Wahlberg)  who accidentally shot a sports celebrity and a former pimp turned police accountant (Ferrell) step into the void and go after the big baddies.  The film is fun and provides a ton of laughs, but it is unlikely you will remember many of the scenes or lines five years from now.




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