A selection of cool movie partners who share the same profession (12 photos)

27 November 2023

What is a buddy movie? This is a film in which the two main characters are united by a common profession or calling, as well as a strong male friendship. And, as you may have guessed, the word “partner” is, of course, associated with the police. Although there are also many cool partners on the other side of the law. So, let's take a look at some cool movie sidekicks who share a common cause! What couple is missing here in your opinion? And which duet do you like best?

Detective Marcus Burnett and Detective Mike Lowry from Bad Boys (1995-2020)

Profession: police

The roles were played by Martin Lawrence and Will Smith.

Agent Jay and Agent Kay from Men in Black (1997-2013)

Profession: agents of the secret bureau for cooperation with aliens.

The roles were played by Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.

Inspector Lee and Detective James Carter from Rush Hour (1998-2007)

Profession: police

The roles were played by Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.

Ray and Ken from "Lie Down in Bruges" (2007)

"Profession": assassins

The roles were played by Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson.

Sergeant Martin Riggs and Sergeant Roger Murtaugh from Lethal Weapon (1987-1998)

Profession: police

The roles were played by Mel Gibson and Danny Glover.

Gleb Zheglov and Vladimir Sharapov from “The meeting place cannot be changed” (1979)

Profession: police officers

The roles were performed by Vladimir Vysotsky and Vladimir Konkin.

Sergeant Nicholas Angel and Constable Danny Batterman from Hot Fuzz (2007)

Profession: police

The roles were played by Simon Pigg and Nick Frost.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid from the 1969 film of the same name

"Profession": robbers

The roles were played by Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

Greg Jenko and Morton Schmidt from "Macho and Geek" (2012-2014)

Profession: police

The roles were played by Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.

Dante Hicks and Randel Graves from Clerks (1994)

Profession: salesmen

The roles were played by Brian O'Halloran and Jeff Anderson. There was another iconic couple in this film.

William Somerset and David Mills from Seven (1995)

Profession: police

The roles were played by Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt.

Rick Dalton and Cliff Booth from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Profession: actors (more precisely, actor and stuntman)

The roles were played by Leonardo DiCaprio and again by Brad Pitt. Only a true friend can tell you in time that you shouldn’t cry in front of Mexicans.

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