Top 8 The Other Guys Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Other Guys facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Other Guys film message.

The Rock parodies over the top action movies by jumping off of a building and falling to his death, but then stars in Hobbs and Shaw (2019) which is an over the top action movie with an almost identical scene.
The Rock parodies over the top action movies by jumping off of a building and falling to his death, but then stars in Hobbs and Shaw (2019) which is an over the top action movie with an almost identical scene.
Detective Terry Hoits is shown using a small revolver as a secondary gun. The practice of carrying a revolver for a backup gun is called "the New York reload" which got its name from New York police officers like Terry carrying small revolvers as backup guns.
Detective Terry Hoits is shown using a small revolver as a secondary gun. The practice of carrying a revolver for a backup gun is called "the New York reload" which got its name from New York police officers like Terry carrying small revolvers as backup guns.

The Other Guys Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. There is a chase in the opening scene which ends with the burning down and destruction of the fa?ade of Trump Tower in New York City. Trump had demanded a cameo in the movie in exchange of the shot which was later cut as the director felt it was too 'cheeseball'

The Other Guys Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The news coverage of the big case that Allen and Terry cracked is covered by GNN, the network that was started in Anchorman 2 (2013).
    The news coverage of the big case that Allen and Terry cracked is covered by GNN, the network that was started in Anchorman 2 (2013).
  • A man on the street says Mark and someone is recording them in the background.

  • 1 - Mark Wahlberg's desktop becomes a shark after the Tuna v. Lion debate he has with Will Ferrell
    Mark Wahlberg's desktop becomes a shark after the Tuna v. Lion debate he has with Will Ferrell

The Other Guys Hidden Details

1 - Will Ferrell's character checks to see who his phone dialed and shows his phone is clearly a prop with simulated screens.
Will Ferrell's character checks to see who his phone dialed and shows his phone is clearly a prop with simulated screens.
The Other Guys poster
The Other Guys poster

The Other Guys Plot

Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolize, only things don't quite go as planned.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Other Guys. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Director Adam McKay
Stars Will Ferrell, Derek Jeter, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes
IMDB score 6.6