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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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Storyline

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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Box Office

Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,342,878, 12 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$186,336,279

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$478,207,520
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Trivia

The script reportedly went through over fifty drafts. Although original writer Simon Kinberg was the final writer during production, various uncredited writers worked on drafts throughout the film's development, including Jez Butterworth, "John Butterworth," Carrie Fisher, Akiva Goldsman, Ted Griffin, Kieran Mulroney, Michele Mulroney, and Terence Winter. See more »

Goofs

When Benjamin is being interrogated by the Smiths the scene cuts to Jane, drumming her fingers on the bedside table. Beside her is a brown phone. When she gets up and grabs the phone a few seconds later, the phone is black. 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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Soundtracks

Mondo Bongo
Written by Pablo Cook (as Paul Cook), Tymon Dogg (as Timon Stephen), John Murray,
Scott Shields, Martin Slattery (as Martin Paul Slattery), and Joe Strummer
Performed by Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
Remixed by John Powell
Courtesy of Hellcat Records
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Entertaining as Hell!
6 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

This is a daaaamn fun movie! Heh. To all the critics, yes, there are a lot of explosions, gunfire, unrealistic battles, plenty of times where you think "they MUST have been hit by a bullet by now..there is noo effin way...", and over-dramatized violence, but there's plenty of good stuff too that should not be ignored.

Probably the best part about this movie is the couple. I know it's been said before, but it's so true that I'm gonna repeat: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have incredible chemistry. It's no wonder they're still together today. Even when the movie couple, John and Jane Smith, where in their "off period" of marriage, you could feel something between the two. They are an amazing screen couple, they work incredibly well together. Their dialogue is just right...when one says something to the other, it's smooth and real. And of course, Pitt and Jolie are both extremely attractive, so they're fun to watch. Haha.

The plot is all right..nothing extraordinary. It's a typical action movie plot, simple enough to leave plenty of room for the battle shots and violence. Nothing special. The dialogue wasn't bad, it wasn't lame action movie words. No stupid puns or anything. There was really nice cinematography, some shots that really were stunning. Usually the emotional aspect of action movies is dense and easy, cliché and boring, but I liked it in this movie. You could tell that they really loved each other, yet at the same time were committed to their jobs. You could feel the conflict.

I own this movie and I'm glad I do. It's a good time. I recommend it.


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