75

The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Wrong Cops does what underground movies used to do: It gives the viewer the sense that what they’re watching is thoroughly wrong in terms of both behavior and style. What’s missing is the transgressive kick, the sense that a real boundary has been crossed.
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60

The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
Dupieux might have done better to construct an entire movie around his best idea.
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
This meandering lark about a corrupt, spiteful and hopelessly distracted police force in a decriminalized, sun-scorched city never quite finds the funny bone.
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30

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It’s really just a tortuous series of blackout sketches hung together with the flimsiest of threads.
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25

Boston Globe

By Loren King
No doubt a labor of love, the result is just plain laborious for the audience.
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10

The Hollywood Reporter

By Boyd van Hoeij
With jokes that fall flat so often, the film’s cardiograph flatlines before the first five minutes are over.
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10

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Wrong Cops is a tedious exercise in self-consciously hip lowbrow comedy.
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0

Variety

By Scott Foundas
A monstrously unfunny “Police Academy”/“Reno 911” knockoff directed with just enough winking self-awareness to seem both insipid and pretentious.
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25 out of 100
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