Let's Be Cops Movie Quotes 

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Updated November 6, 2017 144 votes 109 voters 74.6k views 10 items

"Let's Be Cops" movie quotes follow two guys who pretend to be cops and find themselves solving real crimes. The comedy movie was directed by Luke Greenfield using a screenplay he co-wrote with Nicholas Thomas. The fun twist on the buddy cop movie opened in theaters on August 13, 2014.

In "Let's Be Cops," Ryan (Jake Johnson) and Justin (Damon Wayans, Jr.) are two buddies who decide to dress up as police officers for a costume party. En route to the party, they are surprised when people believe them to be actual cops. Ryan and Justin love the attention, especially from Justin's love interest Josie (Nina Dobrev) and decide to pretend to be cops on a regular basis.

But when a real officer (Rob Riggle) mistakes them for real cops, Ryan and Justin find themselves chasing after a very dangerous mobster (Andy Garcia). The two buddies might not be real cops but they do take on the case with hilarious results.

"Let's Be Cops" joins a roaring summer 2014 movie season which also includes films like "The Expendables 3," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "The Hundred-Foot Journey "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Get On Up," "Hercules," "Lucy," "Magic in the Moonlight," "A Most Wanted Man," "Happy Christmas," "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "Sex Tape," "Wish I Was Here, "And So It Goes, "Dawn of Planet of the Apes," "A Long Way Down," "Tammy," "Earth to Echo," "Deliver Us from Evil," "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "Snowpiercer," and "Begin Again,".
That's What You Get!
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Radio Dispatcher: "All units, domestic disturbance in progress."

Justin: "Calm down, sir!"
Precious: "Excuse me?"
Ryan: "That's a ma'am."
Justin: "Oh"
Ryan: "You guys seem like two classy ladies. What's your name?"
Precious: "Precious"
JaQuandae: "She ain't that precious."
Ryan: "What is your real name?"
Ryan: "Yeah but like when you were born what did your…"
Justin: "Not your gang name or your stripper name"
Precious: "Precious"
Justin: "So, Precious, great name, why don't you tell us what's going on here."
Precious: "She trying to get with my man behind my back!"
Ryan: "I will be reading the part of DeAndre. You read JaQuandae. 'What are you doing?'"
Justin: "'Eating soup, tryin' to lose some weight and stuff'"
Ryan: "'Girl, you ain't got to lose s*** cause you fine as wine.'"
Justin: "'Look, DeAndre, don't be texting me again, okay?'"
Ryan: "You see?"
Justin: "'Unless you want to get them nuts up in my guys"
Ryan: "Control the situation!"
JaQuandae: "That's what you get!"
Ryan: "That's what you get."

Ryan and Justin respond to a call at a sorority house and things go from bad to worse. After some name confusion and role playing, both men find themselves on their backs and not in a good way.
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One of Us Needs to Go Undercover
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Ryan: "It's up to us to get this guy."
Justin: "It's gone way too far."
Ryan: "One of us needs to go undercover."

Justin: "I look like someone hit me in the face with Lil Wayne."

Ryan is determined to catch the mobster and makes a genius plan to do so. He just needs Justin to dress in a hilarious disguise and they'll be set.
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Whoa, Whoa, What Do We Have Here?
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Ryan: "Whoa, whoa, what do we have here?"
Pot Smoker: "Look, officer, this is…"
Ryan: "Oh, that's rippin.'"
Other Pot Smoker: "Thank you?"
Justin: "Daaaamn!"

When Ryan and Justin come upon some marijuana smokers, the kids think they are busted. Their shock and awe only continues when the "cops" toke up with them.
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This Is Super Illegal, Right?
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Justin: "Where'd you get this thing?"
Ryan: "eBay, dude"
Justin: "This is super illegal, right?"
Ryan: "This… No, no… Well… Putting the lights on it kind of is. Then I went to Kinkos."
Justin: "Kinkos?"
Ryan: "Plastered it on myself."
Justin: "This is crazy, dude!"
Ryan: "This is some next-level s*** is what it is, Justin, some next-level s***."

Female Neighbor: "Isn't that the guy who took a s*** on our doorstep?"Male Neighbor: "He's a cop?"

Ryan takes their fake cop thing another step further by buying a police car on eBay and decking it out with lights and decals. Justin thinks it's pretty cool but does point out that they might be breaking the law just a bit.
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