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CHIPS (2017)

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A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops.

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Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank Ponch Poncherello (Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles, but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten-up former pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside-job inside the CHP. The inexperienced rookie and the hardened pro are teamed together, but clash more than click, so kick-starting a real partnership is easier said than done. But with Baker's unique bike skills and Ponch's street savvy it might just work...if they don't drive each other crazy first. Written by Warner Bros.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for crude sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language, some violence and drug use. | See all certifications »

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24 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

CHIPS: Patrulla Motorizada Recargada  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,722,802 (USA) (24 March 2017)

Gross:

$18,591,819 (USA) (19 May 2017)
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Trivia

Jessica McNamee also played a Chicago police officer in Sirens (2014). See more »

Goofs

At about 33 mins into the movie when Karen is in the pool talking to Jon, in one shot she wrings water out of her hair and lowers her hands, it cuts to a shot from behind her and when it cuts back, she's still wringing water from her hair. This happens maybe one more time. See more »

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Ponch: Yoga pants!
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Referenced in Jay Leno's Garage: Keys to Happiness (2017) See more »

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Respect
Written by Otis Redding
Performed by Aretha Franklin
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Entertaining comedy
29 March 2017 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

All too often people like to rag on movies like this. Not every movie to hit the cinema will be Oscar worthy, Not every movie will be written with a story that will move you to tears or challenge your thinking. Set your expectations for the movie you will see and you are less likely to be disappointed.

Chips is an entertaining cop buddy flick, rated R and has some adult humor. Both Pena and Shepard play their parts well and along the way the movie pokes fun at itself and the genre. There are plenty of laughs to be had here and overall the movie went at a steady pace. There is nothing ground breaking in it but I wanted a laugh, I got a laugh. Hopefully it does well enough at the box office to get a sequel.


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