The last 20% made this movie work, naturally. The entire theater was laughing throughout the entire thing. The dry humor was tremendous and the chemistry between Marky Mark and Will Ferrell is unmatched. You will find yourself laughing a lot throughout the film. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble Ferrell and Terry Hoitz Wahlberg.
If you are a fan of Will Ferrell's comedy and Mark Wahlberg, then you will pretty much laugh throughout the film. This movie has you try to solve the mystery along with Ferrell and Wahlberg, and there are some decent twists and turns that really make you wonder who the culprit is. I mean he is playing a character, but he gets to use his typical humor. Will Farrel is a genius at finding some way to make everyone laugh as usual and Mark Walburge is just the touch needed to make the dysfunctional team even funnier. However, the 20% of the movie that was funny was further enhanced by the story.
Will Ferrell Will Ferrell, Actor: Step Brothers. The Other Guys is a surprisingly hilarious and surprisingly action-packed movie that will keep you entertained throughout without actually dumbing you down. Nonetheless, even if you watch this movie not knowing who's wrong or right and why, you will still love the ride. Adam McKay delivers his best writing and directing performance, while the excellent cast ranging from Ferrell to Wahlberg to Keaton provides plenty of laughs, plenty of one-liners, and plenty of entertaining moments that propel this movie past the slowest of scenes. Try this on for size: Usual Ferrell comedy plus crazy action plus subtle political and economical commentary plus excellent soundtrack.
But that usually happens in comedies. His speech didn't fit the slapstick comedy of the first 90% of the movie, but looking back, it was still necessary to hear. Then again, that is the fault of whomever marketed this film, not the filmmakers themselves. The mismatched duo must look past their differences when they take on a high-profile investigation of shady capitalist David Ershon and attempt to fill the shoes of the notoriously reckless officers they idolize. They remain mainly at their desks doing paperwork, something almost never seen in movies. The one-liners are flying all over the place, and so are the bullets.
As a critic, I could pretend to accurately interpret everything that I see on screen. The story of the movie is pretty predictable but there legit is non stop laughter through the entire film. Ferrell is Allen Gamble, who is somewhat content with managing case work on his computer, and Wahlberg is the far more forceful and ambitious Terry Hoitz. Jackson and Dwayne Johnson portray in this film and definitely in other films. Just make sure you stay through the credits. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Will Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine, California, where he made his school's daily morning announcements over the public address system in disguised voices.
The Other Guys is the funniest movie of the year so far, and clearly the best surprise we've had this summer. Their characters are in sharp contrast to the cops that Samuel L. The closing credits featured cleverly-animated financial facts pertaining to the recent financial meltdown, which appeared to be meticulously researched but still out of place. The first half was so overloaded with funny scenarios, the audience very often was laughing so hard they missed the next couple of jokes while trying to recover from the last two. All of McKay's movies lose steam and slow down towards the end, preventing them from becoming eternal comedic classics. Highsmith Jackson are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City.
There were some unnecessary scenes; a little bit of editing could have really helped this movie. . Unlike most Will Ferrell movies, you don't have to shut off your brain in this one; you actually have to pay attention because aside from the comedy, there is a complex crime to solve. The only draw back was the length of the movie, they could have trimmed it a bit but overall it's a solid summer comedy. Smaller roles fill the bill in the laughs department, including Eva Mendez beautiful as always , Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan, Samuel L. It would have been more exciting if the audience didn't expect them when they stepped into the theaters. Mark Wahlberg however, steals the show with his angry lines, his bitter delivery, and his outbursts.
They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Nonetheless, the combination worked like a great mixed drink that has you asking for seconds and thirds. I feel as though this montage of facts may have the same effect. One scene in particular had the audience nearly drown out the sound of the audio coming from the movie. Adam McKay continues to claim the throne as the best comedic director in the business, and this movie is more evidence. Wahlberg plays a really angry cop and some of the things that come out of his mouth will really get you laughing. So you have to rely more on the film trying to make the viewer laugh.
Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, and the cameos. I will say that the mystery was a bit confusing, especially since it involves a Rupert- Murdoch-meets-Donald-Trump tycoon Steve Coogan and some financial plot. So a pretty good comedy and I will end by saying, I want to see Mark Mahlberg do more comedic roles, because he is pretty good in them. One early particular scene in the movie in which Ferrell and Wahlberg argue over whether a lion or a tuna would win in a fight is so well acted and delivered that I was left gasping for air after laughing so hard. Written by the director and also Chris Henchy, I'll even go as far as to say that this among the best comedic scripts since last year's The Hangover. This is where Adam Mckay's biggest issues have been: in the final third of the flicks.