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Mismatched cop-film checklist

Cop Out got us thinking … what wacky duos hasn’t Hollywood tried?

Black cop + white cop? CHECK

Running Scared (Gregory Hines & Billy Crystal); Seven (Morgan Freeman & Brad Pitt)

Old black cop + rebellious white cop? CHECK

Lethal Weapon (Danny Glover & Mel Gibson)

American cop + Asian cop? CHECK

Rush Hour (Chris Tucker & Jackie Chan); Collision Course (Jay Leno & Pat Morita)

Brash, brawling cop + octogenarian? NOT YET

We propose: Tougher Than Leather (Chuck Liddell & Betty White)

Cop + kid? CHECK

Cop and a Half (Burt Reynolds & Norman D. Golden II)

Cop + mom? CHECK

Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (Sylvester Stallone & Estelle Getty)

Cop + alien? CHECK

The Hidden (Michael Nouri & Kyle MacLachlan); Alien Nation (James Caan & Mandy Patinkin)

Amish cop + robot? NOT YET

We propose: Horse-Drawn Robot (Joaquin Phoenix & Robert Pattinson)

Cop + dog? CHECK

Turner & Hooch (Tom Hanks & a French mastiff); K-9 (Jim Belushi & a German shepherd)

Cop + talking dinosaur? CHECK

Theodore Rex (Whoopi Goldberg & George Newbern’s voice)

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