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The Bounty Hunter (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 »

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,055,021 (UK) (19 March 2010)

Gross:

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

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 »

Goofs

Milo was carrying a pistol, even while he was in New Jersey. It is illegal for bounty hunters in New Jersey to carry a firearm. See more »

Quotes

[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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Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.19 (2009) See more »

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In Yer Own Bed
Written by Ian Blurton
Performed by Blurtonia
By Arrangement with Coda Music
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Will Have You Cheering for the Bad Guys.
4 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Typical mess has ex-spouses Gerard Butler (in the titled role) and Jennifer Aniston (an investigative reporter) running from crime syndicates after the latter uncovers the truth about a murder. The usual confusion and silly situations take place which have apparently been found in films of the type since the beginning of the cinema. Role players Christine Barasnki and Jason Sudeikis try to resuscitate the proceedings, but are ultimately unable to. Butler and Aniston make for an intriguing pairing, but their chemistry is nowhere to be found as Butler comes off flat and Aniston as a spoiled high school cheerleader-type. Old hat situations and outcomes make for a predictable and yawn-inducing bore which never comes to life. 2 stars out of 5.


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