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Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista honor the humble action-comedy in new Stuber trailer

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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.

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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.