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. —IMDb.com
Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. He is most famous for his partnership with comedian Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. McKay and Ferrell also founded the comedy website Funny or Die through their production company Gary Sanchez Productions.
McKay was born in Long Island, New York, graduated from Great Valley High School in Malvern, Pennsylvania, in 1986, and attended Penn State and Temple universities. He is one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy group and a former performer at Chicago’s Improv Olympic, where he was a member of the improv group, The Family, whose members included Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Neil Flynn, Miles Stroth, and Ali Farahnakian, and Child’s Play Touring Theatre. While a member of the mainstage cast at Second City, he wrote and performed in that company’s landmark revue, Pinata Full… read more
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A major facet of Adam McKay's comedy—from Anchorman to The Other Guys—seems to work like this: the expectation of a joke is set up due to a circumstance
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I don’t like Will Ferrell movies. Almost without exception I don’t like them. I usually avoid them. I do like Mark Wahlberg, though, and know he has good comic timing and delivery so … what the hell… read review
Its a simple buddy cop movie formula: take Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell, make Mark Wahlberg the cagey insecure one, Will Ferrell the quiet conservative, add one hell of a funny Michael Keaton, stir… read review