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The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Thriller  -  9 April 2004 (USA)
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Jimmy the Tulip's (Willis) quiet new life is shaken up by his old pal Oz (Perry), whose wife (Henstridge) has been kidnapped by a Hungarian mob. The Tulip and his wife Jill (Peet) spring into action.

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Thanks to falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nicholas Oz Oseransky, retired hitman Jimmy The Tulip Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill's doorstep: it's Oz, and he's begging them to help him rescue his wife from the Hungarian mob. To complicate matters even further, the men, who are out to get Oz, are led by Lazlo Gogolak, a childhood rival of Jimmy's and another notorious hitman. Oz, Jimmy and Jill will have to go the whole nine yards--and then some--to manage the mounting Mafioso mayhem. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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They missed each other. This time, their aim is better.

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 April 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Whole Nine Yards 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$193,620 (Brazil) (22 October 2004)

Gross:

$391,854 (Brazil) (29 October 2004)
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Trivia

The Buttercup girl is played by Bruce Willis's daughter, Tallulah Belle Willis. See more »

Goofs

The opening scene was set in 1961. However, the Cadillac that is in the scene is either a 1963 or a 1964 model. See more »

Quotes

Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: Who sent you?
Buttercup Scout: Buttercup Scouts of America.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: Bullshit. What troop are you with?
Buttercup Scout: What?
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: You heard me. What's your den mother's name?
Buttercup Scout: Carol?
Cynthia: Jesus, Oz! What the hell are you doing? She's a Buttercup Scout.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: I'm not buying this Buttercup Scout routine, and besides, I think there's something in her hands.
Cynthia: Cookies. Minty Thins. This is Ellen Wasserstrom's daughter. I told her mother I would buy cookies from her.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: Oh.
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References The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) See more »

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The Boss
Written by Ben Gidsjoy
Performed by Ben Gidsjoy
Courtesy of Sublime Music
By Arrangement with Zync Music Inc.
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An unnecessary sequel if there ever was one finds bumbling dentist Oz (Perry) now happily married to Cynthia (Henstridge), until she's kidnapped by vengeful mobster Lazlo Gogolak (Pollak) and his Hungarian crew who know that former associate Jimmy Tudeski (Willis) is still alive. Not capable of getting her back by himself, Oz enlists the aid of Jimmy and wife Jill (Peet); she's anxious to get back into the game, but unfortunately he's put the old life behind him in favor of staying at home and obsessing over the cleanliness of his surroundings. The same cast that brought so much life and energy to The Whole Nine Yards flounders in this embarrassingly unfunny follow-up where the film's ridiculous story throws out one silly plot twist after another and an abundance of desperate gags. At times the actors appear as if they're begging for help. *


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