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.
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.
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
The scenes set in Nice were filmed over a period of seven days. Katherine Heigl admitted to being jetlagged for most of the time. See more »
When Spencer and Jen pull into the construction site, the tailgate of their truck is dragging behind them. When they leave, the tailgate is gone. But during the chase, just before Spencer crashes the truck through the bags of concrete, you can see it detach from the cable it was dangling from. See more »
I've heard a fair amount of bad things about 'Killers' and therefore my expectations were low but I still expected to laugh. That said, it's not as bad as the worst movies of its kind that released in 2010 (an example would be 'Bounty Hunter'). While 'Killers' is by no means a great movie, it did make me laugh. Most of the intentional humour (thanks to Katherine Heigl and Catherine O'Hara) and unintentional humour (thanks to Ashton Kutcher and the horrendous writing) work very well. Now the story is an atrocious mess. There is barely any (story or character) development and plot holes are abundant here. Does it work as a spy thriller? No. Does it work as a romantic flick? No way. It only works as a comedy for reasons mentioned above. The action sequences are awkward. Katherine Heigl once again shows us that she can easily carry off comedy. However, she seems to be getting typecast in these kinds of films. How about being part of something clever for a change. Ashton Kutcher is okay. He too seems to be getting typecast. Here he's easily overshadowed by Heigl. Catherine O'Hara is superb as Jen's laidback mother. To sum it up, 'Killers' is quite the bad movie but it's a funny one. I didn't mind it much for a one-time watch.
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