Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are both in somewhat uncharted territory in The Other Guys.
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are both in somewhat uncharted territory in The Other Guys. Wahlberg isn't known for his comedic chops, and while Ferrell has been playing immature buffoons for years, he's surprisingly conservative here — well, at least in the beginning.
Ferrell plays Allen Gamble, a member of the NYPD who is perfectly content crunching numbers and filing paperwork (while happily humming to himself) than ever going out for duty. The loose cannon is his partner Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). Unlike Allen, Terry loves to get in the thick of crime fighting — but unfortunately Terry has been relegated to staying at his desk after a shooting incident made him the joke of the force. To combat his embarrassment, Terry pokes fun at Allen (which he does often) and it's their banter that's sure to win over audiences. To find out what else makes the movie fun, read more