The Buddy Cop: A savy sub genre of police films where two individuals both on the side of justice, but with opposing personalities and principles, are forced to set aside  their differences and team up to take on a bigger threat. Many archtypes mixed and matched to forge a chemistry to entice the audience and push the story forward can include... A disgruntled hardboiled detective and a suave fast-talking prisoner team up to hunt down a pair of deadly cop killers, a family man detective on the verge if retiring and a young cop with a death wish join forces to take on a band of savage mercenaries, or a a beautiful female detective on the rise and a high school deliquent with psychic powers combine their abilities to hunt down deadly psychopaths lurking in the shadows of Tokyo. that's something unexpected.