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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)

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$186,336,103 (USA) (9 December 2005)
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Eva Green was considered to play Jane Smith. See more »

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When John and Jane finally get off the elevator at home made Jane has a bullet hole on the right side of her shirt, then as she is lying on top of the roof preparing to shoot, there's no longer a bullet hole on her shirt. See more »

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[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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References Se7en (1995) See more »

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Written and Performed by Matt Hirt and Francisco Rodriguez
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Energetic action flick, somewhat wonky near the end
21 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Since going through most recent action movies is like chewing through cardboard, Mr. and Mrs. Smith is pleasantly energetic for an action flick. Mr. Smith and Mrs. Smith is good fun, and does a decent job of satisfying the occasional need for summer-movies.

The effectiveness of the film lies in the exploration of what happens to a failing marriage when the couple are at their wits end ... and ... for the first time, come to realize that the other is a professional assassin ... and ... subsequently push the ceiling on what is termed 'spousal abuse' ... and ... of course, get to play with guns.

The success of the film, however, lies in how Jolie and Pitt actually bother to exercise some of their acting talent. They look like they are having fun, and genuinely enjoy the other (surprise! surprise!). The chemistry is good, and the actors are super sexy, which is always a plus for any film.

The movie fails, naturally, when the ending summarily degenerates into what is expected of action-fare, the shootouts, gun battles, and kisses. Enjoyable, nonetheless, even on its final wonky legs.

(Note: it is also a shame that in a film with so much shooting that no one gets to shoot Mr. Vince Vaughn. My, is that guy a terrible actor who can't resist hiding himself.)


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