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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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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Milo presses the re-dial button on Nicole's phone to call her mother, the display indicates that her phone number is (123)456-7890. See more »


In the gas station scenes, the price is listed 2 times at one price and a different price in the third scene. 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 Marvin Gaye and Ed Townsend
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The Bounty Hunter - truly the epitome of an awful movie.
19 March 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Let's just say that every once in a while a truly horrible movie comes along to remind us all what good movies are. This is a monumental failure in casting, direction, plot (or lack thereof) and production. A couple - Jennifer-I-can't-act-Aniston and Gerard-stunned-mullet-Butler are separated. She's the one accidentally running from the law, he's meant to catch her. Can anyone say 'predictable' - Pulllleeeeassse. Throw in the bad guy - queue bad guy music - Peter Greene (bad dude stereotype think The Mask) and yawn through the laughingly called 'suspense' scenes.

The only good thing about this music was the soundtrack. Not the background stuff - nothing is more annoying than quirky music for comedic scenes and suspense music for suspense scenes. Why is it that directors/producers have the need to fill in quiet moments with mundane filler? This movie was in short an insult to a viewer's intelligence. What an absolute waste of money. It would have been better to donate money to charity, than to take an absolutely anorexic script off to Columbia to actually be made into a movie. The powers that be must have been on something to think this would ever be a success.

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