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Kumail Nanjiani is a doofy, kind-hearted Uber driver. Dave Bautista is a grizzled, heavily armed cop. Together, they are an odd couple squaring off against, ya know, drug dealers or something. Such is the plot of Stuber, an action-comedy that, per early reviews, is apparently shockingly, hilariously violent.


Iko Uwais, Karen Gillan, and GLOW’s Betty Gilpin co-star in the film, which tickles our nostalgia for mismatched cop comedies like 48 Hours, Rush Hour, and, yeah, we’ll throw Die Hard With A Vengeance on there. Michael Dowse, who previously made magic with 2011's Goon, directs a script from Tripper Clancy.

Stuber arrives to spice up your summer on July 12.

Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.

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