10 Most Memorable Movie Cop Duos

Next Monday sees the release of supernatural cop action-adventure R.I.P.D., which sees the spirits of former cops Nick (Ryan Reynolds) and Roy (Jeff Bridges) team up as partners in the Rest In Peace Department €“ the greatest police force ever assembled. With that in mind, we thought it was the perfect time to compile a round-up of our favourite film cop duos that could give Nick and Roy a run for their money.

10. Angel & Butterman - Hot Fuzz (2007)

Hot Fuzz follows the story of Sgt. Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg), an extremely dedicated police officer who is reassigned from inner city London to the €˜crime-free€™ village of Sandford, Gloucestershire. He is partnered with Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), a nice but naïve young police officer who is in awe of Sgt. Angel. Everything seems quiet for Angel and Butterman, until two characters are found decapitated. Witty and exciting €“ Hot Fuzz is a must-see.

9. Crockett & Tubbs - Miami Vice (2006)

Based on the hit TV series from the 1980s, Miami Vice tells the story of Detectives James 'Sonny' Crockett (Colin Farrell) and Ricardo 'Rico' Tubbs (Jamie Foxx) as they go undercover on an FBI operation. An informer, his family and two FBI agents have been killed by an international gang of drug dealers, and its Sonny and Rico€™s mission to investigate the gang€™s mysterious leader Archangel de Jesus. But it€™s not as simple as it seems - the detectives struggle to keep their personal and professional lives separate. Miami Vice is filled with stunning camera work, intricate sequences and explosive action; everything you expect from a great Cop Duo film.
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