As grimy as they want to be.
Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn let their souls rot as cops chasing an illegal payoff, one bullet to the skull at a time.
The duo were fairly scummy before the decision to morph into criminals with badges, marinating in suspensions and compromised decisions.
So, while they have somewhat valid reasons for needing the ill-gotten moola, which they plan to take from equally-nasty full-time crooks, nothing is going to make them seem heroic in our eyes.
It’s a brutal film featuring unlikable characters. If you pass, I get it.
But you’d be missing out.