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Killers (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Romance | 4 June 2010 (USA)
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A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple.

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Mac Bailey
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Kevin the Manager (as Usher Raymond IV)
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Pete Denham
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Spencer Aimes is just your average, undercover, government-hired super-assassin accustomed to a life of exotic European locales, flashy sports cars and even flashier women. But when he meets Jen Kornfeldt, a beautiful, fun-loving computer tech recovering from a bad break-up, he finds true love...and happily trades international intrigue for domestic bliss. Three years later, Spencer and Jen are still enjoying a picture-perfect marriage - that is, until the morning after Spencer's 30th birthday. That's when Spencer and Jen learn he's the target of a multi-million dollar hit. Even worse, the hired killers have been stalking the happy couple for years, and could be anyone: friends, neighbors, the grocery store clerk, even that crabby old guy shuffling across the street. Now Spencer and Jen are on the run for their lives. As their suburban paradise turns into a paranoid game of dodge-the-bullet, they must find out who wants Spencer dead and why, all the while trying to save their marriage... Written by Lionsgate

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Marriage... give it your best shot. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violent action, sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,837,266, 6 June 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$47,059,963

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$98,159,963
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In the part of Mrs. Kornfeldt, comedy veteran Catherine O'Hara, known to many for her memorable roles in Christopher Guest films like Best in Show (2000) and Waiting for Guffman (1996), demonstrated her talent for improvisation. "Catherine O'Hara is a comedic genius," avowed director Robert Luketic who added: "She has random strokes of brilliance that just come out of her. We had to do significant ADR in this film because the crew would just lose their mind when she opened her mouth. I don't know how she does it." Producer Scott Aversano said" "If Tom Selleck is the ultimate straight man, then Catherine is the ultimate not-straight man. She's managed to create a life for this character and her marriage that is completely credible. And she brings a ton of comedic magic herself, which she has in vast supply." See more »

Goofs

The dates are not consistent throughout the movie - Mr. Kornfeldt can be seen reading a Wall Street Journal from June 3, 2009 (with the headline "Congress Helped Banks Defang Key Rule"); the overnight package Spencer receives from Holbrook is delivered on "29APR10"; when Jen and Spencer are looking through Henry's computer (supposedly on a Saturday) the day and date can be seen on the screen to the 17th and a Friday; and the fliers the Baileys are passing out advertising the block party indicate that's it's on the Fourth of July. See more »

Quotes

Jen Kornfeldt: [In reference to her dad, under the table] You see that guy over by the menus? Freakishly tall, excellent mustache?
Spencer Aimes: [Looks] That's a gorgeous mustache.
Jen Kornfeldt: Well he, um... he's a Russian diplomat. Also kind of a pervert. I sat next to him on the plane, he got a little grabby.
Spencer Aimes: Really? Wait, women don't like 'grabby'? I'm gonna have to change my whole M.O.
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Soundtracks

Montego Sunset
Written by Thomas R. Brenneck (as Thomas Brenneck), David Guy, Leon Michels and Homer Steinweiss
Performed by Menahan Street Band
Courtesy of Daptone Records
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"Real people in the real world" should really spend their money renting Grosse Pointe Blank instead

First, the good things: Rolfe Kent's music was very good through much of this film. The setting of the early part of the film (presumably largely shot in Nice, France) was quite lovely to see. Other than that, well... this movie was painful. The chemistry between Heigl and Kutcher was limited to her giggling at the first sight of him with his shirt off, and even then felt forced. I was feeling bad for all the actors involved, but least for Kutcher and Heigl who seemed committed to forcing a laugh out of intensely dull witted dialogue in situations which have been worked into much better films (i.e., Mr. and Mrs. Smith, True Lies, Grosse Pointe Blank). And by the way, "jessie-36," I, Michael Phillips and you are all "real people in the real world" (so I would believe having not met you or Michael Phillips so far as I know). You are also, guess what, now a critic. The destruction of newspapers as a valid critical forum has more to do with corporate economics than anything else. Celebrating the demise of the local newspaper sounds like so much whistling past the graveyard rather than a people's overthrow of those awful, awful critics. So, I'm afraid "jessie-36" that you are a critic (you should be if you're going to theaters to "watch over 100 movies a year" for free (!)). Based on your review of Killers, however, you may just not be a very thoughtful one.


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