Will Ferrel, The Other Guys, Kevin Heffernan, Supertroopers, Holly Hunter, Raising Arizona, Samuel L. Jackson, Snakes on a Plane

Panavision (2); Columbia Tristar New Line Cinema

Sure, we look to our boys (and ladies) in blue to protect us—unless they're in movies. In which case, it's probably best if they make us laugh, too.

Plenty of obvious funnypeople—like Will Ferrell in the new release The Other Guys—can crack us up with badges in hand. But it takes real talent for the corrupt, ironic and snake-hatin' lawmen to make us bust a gut.

Can't think of any off the top of your head? You're in luck! We've put together a list of the funniest movie crime fighters of all time. Don't agree? Don't see your fave? Make your pick for the No. 10 spot and tell us who we're missing!

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