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The Bounty Hunter (I) (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Romance  |  19 March 2010 (USA)
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A bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo find themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure.



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Milo Boyd, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly. He thinks all that's ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other - until they find themselves on the run for their lives. They thought their promise to love, honor and obey was tough - staying alive is going to be a whole lot tougher. Written by Sony Pictures

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It's a Job. It Isn't Personal. Well, Maybe a Little ... See more »


Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including suggestive comments, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 March 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Bounty  »

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,055,021 (UK) (19 March 2010)


$67,061,228 (USA) (2 July 2010)

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Did You Know?


The English translation of this film's Hungarian release title is "Ex-Boyfriend Reloaded." See more »


In the scene where the truck rolls - there is an appearing/disappearing telephone pole. See more »


[Milo dumps Nicole in his trunk]
Nicole Hurley: No, you have got to be kidding! You cannot be putting me in the trunk! You cannot be seri-!
Milo Boyd: [shuts the trunk] I'm dead "seri"!
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Written by Brad Shultz, Daniel Tichenor, Jared Champion, Lincoln Parish and Matt Shultz
Performed by Cage the Elephant
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I Expected Much More From This Film
29 July 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The gambler and former police officer Milo Boyd (Gerard Butler) owes money to dangerous bookmakers and works as bounty hunter. His ex-wife Nicole Hurley (Jennifer Aniston) is a reporter snooping the mysterious death of a man that was reported by the police as suicide. Meanwhile Nicole is accused of running over and assaulting a police officer and is summoned to a hearing in the court. However, she has a lead for her case and she misses the audience with the judge. Milo is assigned to track down and arrest Nicole; in return, he would receive an award of US 5,000.00. While hunting Kate, Milo stays close to his ex-wife and they both revive the good moments they had in their marriage. But Nicole is pursued by the criminal that she is investigating and Milo by the henchmen of the takers and they get into trouble.

I expected much more from "The Bounty Hunter" since I like the sexy Jennifer Aniston and the efficient Gerard Butler. However, the story recalls "Serving Sara" and is entertaining in a few moments but without the charm of the movie of 2002. The tanned Jennifer Aniston shows a magnificent shape in a sexy black dress that highlights her awesome legs. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Caçador de Recompensa" ("Bounty Hunter")

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