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CHiPS – It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses Their Head!

(L-R) MICHAEL PEÑA as Ponch and DAX SHEPARD as Jon in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action comedy “CHiPS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo Credit: Peter Iovino

There are two good movies lurking beneath the surface of CHiPS – an R-rated comedy and an R-rated cop drama. The problem is that they’re both chopped up and are jammed together in such a way that the result is an unhappy compromise that lets down the movie as a whole.

The drama would work if the puerile comedy wasn’t stitched in and the puerile comedy would work if that pesky drama wasn’t there.

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