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Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.

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John and Jane Smith are a normal married couple, living a normal life in a normal suburb, working normal jobs...well, if you can call secretly being assassins "normal". But neither Jane nor John knows about their spouse's secret, until they are surprised to find each other as targets! But on their quest to kill each other, they learn a lot more about each other than they ever did in five (or six) years of marriage. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, intense action, sexual content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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10 June 2005 (USA)  »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,943,422 (UK) (10 June 2005)

Gross:

$186,336,103 (USA) (9 December 2005)
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Trivia

The film has been considered to be a remake/updated version of True Lies (1994). In that film, Helen Tasker (Jamie Lee Curtis) a bored housewife is not aware that her husband Harry (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a secret agent. See more »

Goofs

When John is in the elevator 70 floors up (supposedly at her new office) talking to Jane he is shown on camera without sunglasses then in the next shot where they show him on camera he has on sunglasses which he takes off and puts in his pocket. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
John Smith: [at the marriage counselor's] OK, I'll go first. Um... Let me say, uh, we don't really need to be here. See, we've been married for five years.
Jane Smith: Six.
John Smith: [chastened] Five, six years.
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Referenced in Leverage: The Real Fake Car Job (2012) See more »

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Written and Performed by Matt Hirt and Francisco Rodriguez
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/Mastersource
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Sharp, Witty, Excellent!
7 June 2005 | by (Trinidad) – See all my reviews

From the opening scene with Pitt and Jolie and the unseen therapist, it was clear that this movie was going to be a cut above the usual fare. It did not disappoint. Sharp, witty, smart writing, excellent performances. I'm not a fan of either actor, especially Ms. Jolie, but I must admit they both impressed me in this one. Great support from Vince Vaughn as well. Effective soundtrack, too.

The movie is like an extended metaphor for the trials and tribulations of modern marriage. Fortunately it does not lay its message on too thickly.

Yes, it does have quite a few plot holes and is a bit long - but all in all I enjoyed it.

PS - what happened to the "steamy sex scene" with Pitt and Jolie? Was it censored? The movie still worked well without it.


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