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The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 9 April 2004 (USA)
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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Storyline

Thanks to falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Matthew Perry), retired hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski (Bruce Willis) 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 (Kevin Pollak), a childhood rival of Jimmy's and another notorious hit man. 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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,685,381, 11 April 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,323,969, 20 June 2004
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Lazlo tears the bill apart in the beginning of the film, the tear forms more or less rectangular pieces. The pieces, which were put together in the end of the film, are triangular and the tear meets exactly the corners of the bill, what was actually not the case as the bill was parted. See more »

Quotes

Lazlo: Put one in his head. Maybe that will make him remember.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: If Strabo puts one in my head how am I gonna remember anything?
Lazlo: Shut up!
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: I'll try that then.
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 2004 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Gypsy Life
Written by Lazlo Borteri
Arranged by Nico Radic
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The whole ten yards... no good
10 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Whole Nine Yards was one of my favorite movies of all time! Absolutely hilarious. However, this movie was really a downfall. The characters were horrible. Bruce Willis' character becomes entirely too false. The new mobster group just irritated me every time I saw them on the screen. Matthew Perry is the only one to deliver a true performance. He's great! The plot line of this story is no good. It's incredibly dull, and not really fun. There were, as expected, a few really great parts to make the film alright. I did laugh here, and there, but I did regret renting the film. What a bummer. If you're looking for a movie that has nothing, you found it. However... But I, very regretfully..., would not recommend this movie.


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