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10th Apr '17 7:35:14 PM StrixObscuro
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* In ''[[Literature/RoyalThaiDetective Bangkok 8]]'', FBI Agent Jones is the Strange Cop in Thailand, cheerfully attaching herself to local cop Sonchai Jitpleecheep.
10th Apr '17 6:59:16 PM nombretomado
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** [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual]]... "Predecessor" ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' stars Jackie Chan as Chinese ''Imperial Guard'' Chong Wang (pronounced Creator/JohnWayne), who travels to TheWildWest to rescue a kidnapped Chinese princess and later [[IChooseToStay decides to stay]] and become a sheriff in Nevada. In the sequel ''ShanghaiKnights'', Chong and his American pal Roy team with UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard to catch an international criminal in VictorianLondon.

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** [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual]]... "Predecessor" ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' stars Jackie Chan as Chinese ''Imperial Guard'' Chong Wang (pronounced Creator/JohnWayne), who travels to TheWildWest to rescue a kidnapped Chinese princess and later [[IChooseToStay decides to stay]] and become a sheriff in Nevada. In the sequel ''ShanghaiKnights'', ''Film/ShanghaiKnights'', Chong and his American pal Roy team with UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard to catch an international criminal in VictorianLondon.
10th Apr '17 6:57:06 PM nombretomado
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** [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual]]... "Predecessor" ''ShanghaiNoon'' stars Jackie Chan as Chinese ''Imperial Guard'' Chong Wang (pronounced Creator/JohnWayne), who travels to TheWildWest to rescue a kidnapped Chinese princess and later [[IChooseToStay decides to stay]] and become a sheriff in Nevada. In the sequel ''ShanghaiKnights'', Chong and his American pal Roy team with UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard to catch an international criminal in VictorianLondon.

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** [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual]]... "Predecessor" ''ShanghaiNoon'' ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' stars Jackie Chan as Chinese ''Imperial Guard'' Chong Wang (pronounced Creator/JohnWayne), who travels to TheWildWest to rescue a kidnapped Chinese princess and later [[IChooseToStay decides to stay]] and become a sheriff in Nevada. In the sequel ''ShanghaiKnights'', Chong and his American pal Roy team with UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard to catch an international criminal in VictorianLondon.
20th Dec '16 9:12:42 PM surgoshan
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** In the TV adaptation, Joe Leaphorn is the fish out of water, a detective with little to no knowledge of Navajo culture (quite unlike the books, where he has advanced degrees in it), assisted by young cop/novice medicine man Jim Chee.
18th Nov '16 5:30:59 AM Austin
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* In ''RedHeat'', Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger plays a humorless Soviet cop on a special mission to arrest a drug kingpin that has fled to Chicago. Creator/JamesBelushi is the laid-back American cop paired with him.

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* In ''RedHeat'', ''Film/RedHeat'', Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger plays a humorless Soviet cop on a special mission to arrest a drug kingpin that has fled to Chicago. Creator/JamesBelushi is the laid-back American cop paired with him.



* In ''{{Narcos}}'', DEA Agent Murphy didn't even speak Spanish when he arrived in Colombia.
* ''MartialLaw'' [[FollowTheLeader repeats the formula]] of ''Rush Hour'' with the very FishOutOfWater Shanghai cop Shammo Law travelling to Los Angeles on a special mission and then staying as part of a new exchange program. The trope is averted with his pupil Pei-Pei, who was raised in America and is familiar with the local culture.

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* In ''{{Narcos}}'', ''Series/{{Narcos}}'', DEA Agent Murphy didn't even speak Spanish when he arrived in Colombia.
* ''MartialLaw'' ''Series/MartialLaw'' [[FollowTheLeader repeats the formula]] of ''Rush Hour'' with the very FishOutOfWater Shanghai cop Shammo Law travelling to Los Angeles on a special mission and then staying as part of a new exchange program. The trope is averted with his pupil Pei-Pei, who was raised in America and is familiar with the local culture.
28th May '16 3:06:19 PM Hallwings
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* In ''Film/BlackRain'', a simple task to return a Yakuza back to the Japanese authorities leads to two NYPD cops getting embroiled in a gang war in Tokyo.

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* In ''Film/BlackRain'', a simple task to return a Yakuza back to the Japanese authorities leads to two NYPD cops getting embroiled in a gang war in Tokyo.Osaka.
13th Feb '16 4:33:53 AM Naram-Sin
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** [[SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual]]... "Predecessor" ''ShanghaiNoon'' stars Jackie Chan as Chinese ''Imperial Guard'' Chong Wang (pronounced Creator/JohnWayne), who travels to TheWildWest to rescue a kidnapped Chinese princess and later [[IChooseToStay decides to stay]] and become a sheriff in Nevada. In the sequel ''ShanghaiKnights'', Chong and his American pal Roy team with UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard to catch an international criminal in VictorianLondon.



* ''Film/DemolitionMan'': a [[CowboyCop loose cannon]] LAPD cop from the late '90s wakes up in a pacifist dystopia.

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* ''Film/DemolitionMan'': a [[CowboyCop loose cannon]] LAPD cop from the late '90s [[RipVanWinkle wakes up up]] in a the pacifist dystopia.dystopia of the 2030s.


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* ''MartialLaw'' [[FollowTheLeader repeats the formula]] of ''Rush Hour'' with the very FishOutOfWater Shanghai cop Shammo Law travelling to Los Angeles on a special mission and then staying as part of a new exchange program. The trope is averted with his pupil Pei-Pei, who was raised in America and is familiar with the local culture.
13th Feb '16 3:57:06 AM Naram-Sin
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* One of the best examples is TheEighties hit ''Film/BeverlyHillsCop''. The eponymous character is not a policeman in Beverly Hills, but rather a UsefulNotes/{{Detroit}} cop whose CowboyCop ways clash with the more straight-laced Bevery Hills PD. To be fair, his CowboyCop ways clash with his own superiors in Detroit as well.

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* One of the best examples is TheEighties hit ''Film/BeverlyHillsCop''. The eponymous character is not a policeman in Beverly Hills, but rather a UsefulNotes/{{Detroit}} cop whose CowboyCop ways clash with the more straight-laced Bevery Beverly Hills PD. To be fair, his CowboyCop ways clash with his own superiors in Detroit as well.
8th Feb '16 2:47:17 PM Naram-Sin
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* In ''RedHeat'', Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger plays a humorless Soviet cop on a special mission to arrest a drug kingpin that has fled to Chicago. Creator/JimBelushi is the laid-back American cop paired with him.

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* In ''RedHeat'', Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger plays a humorless Soviet cop on a special mission to arrest a drug kingpin that has fled to Chicago. Creator/JimBelushi Creator/JamesBelushi is the laid-back American cop paired with him.
8th Feb '16 2:44:40 PM Naram-Sin
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* In ''{{Narcos}}'', DEA Agent Murphy didn't even speak Spanish when he arrived in Colombia.
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