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80
The Hollywood Reporter
Expertly tossing off the type of well-sharpened banter that was the domain of Gable and Lombard and Tracy and Hepburn, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie -- no matter what their off-camera status -- make one swell combative couple.
75
What makes the movie work is that Pitt and Jolie have fun together on the screen, and they're able to find a rhythm that allows them to be understated and amused even during the most alarming developments.
75
Jolie and Pitt project more than just body heat. They convey a multi-faceted attraction, toss off clever repartee and dazzle audiences with their seemingly natural connection. And that's worth watching.
75
New York Daily News
The screen smokes with sexual heat. But what's really erotic is how much fun the actors seem to be having.
75
Premiere
Features some of the best fight and chase footage you'll see all summer.
75
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
Alas, around about the third act, the idea grows tired and the whole thing gets derailed. Too bad, because it's a good ride until it isn't.
67
Entertainment Weekly
For all the nimbleness of its first half and the chemical zing of Pitt and Jolie, the film devolves into a fractious and explosive mess, hitting the same note of ''ironic'' violence over and over.
63
Philadelphia Inquirer
Mr. & Mrs. Smith kicks off with panache and star power - and quickly wears out its welcome.
60
Wall Street Journal
The movie reminded me of a relatively new product, the little translucent wafer that you put on your tongue to freshen your breath. One hit of intense flavor and the thing dissolves without a trace.
50
Only Vince Vaughn registers hilariously as John's boss.
25
The film is glossy, but awful. Frenetic, but awful. Expensive, but awful. ... And awful.

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