buddy film
  a subgenre of film (comedies, westerns, dramas, action films, road films, etc.) in which two mismatched persons (usually males) are forced to work together, often a pair of police cops; situations are often contrived to present the pair with challenges or strains that both strengthen their bond and weaken it; buddy films are often action/comedy films with witty dialogue between the two characters and sometimes the inclusion of a love triangle; has been extended to include female buddies; compare to fish-out-of-water tale
  Examples: The Defiant Ones (1958), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Midnight Cowboy (1969), 48 HRs (1984), Lethal Weapon (1987), Midnight Run (1988) (pictured), Thelma & Louise (1991), Unforgiven (1992), Wayne's World (1992), Dumb and Dumber (1994), Leon (or The Professional) (1994), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Men in Black (1997)

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