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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin the Manager (as Usher Raymond IV)
Amanda (as LeToya Luckett)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

4 June 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Five Killers  »

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Box Office


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,837,266 (USA) (4 June 2010)


$47,000,485 (USA) (13 August 2010)

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Did You Know?


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 »


Jen's white "cute dress" in the club has a looser fit than when she and Spencer get to the hotel room and as the day goes on clothes either hold their shape or get looser not tighter, but the fit is obviously different. See more »


Jen Kornfeldt: I'm going to be a mother, and I don't know if your ready to be a father.
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References Bambi (1942) See more »


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Written by Tom Erba and Aloe Blacc (as Nathaniel Dawkins)
Performed by Aloe Blacc
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Takes awhile to get its act together
5 June 2010 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Killers" is a romantic comedy action film, but starts out by failing on all accounts.

Katherine Heigl plays the romantic comedy lead, she got the sexy part and at least tried on the funny part, but she was a very disjointed character that at times was really hard to care for or relate to. Ashton Kutcher played the action lead, and he got the sexy part but was very awkward when he tried to play the romantic comedy lead.

The film then spent around an hour showing us their boring suburban life. Boring being the key word.

When we finally got to the action, the film started clicking. The romantic leads developed some chemistry, and the many known comedic actors appeared to be there for a reason. The film then flew by with a pretty good medley of comedy and action, and a healthy dose of reminders that this is for fun not serious.

Beware if you're looking for a romantic comedy or a quick action flick. Watch it only if you are willing to stand an hour of nothing to finally get to a fun, ridiculous, sexy, and funny light-weight action film.

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