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The Tourist (2010)

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Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path.


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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniele Pecci ...
Tenente Narduzzi
Conte Filippo Gaggia
Capitaine Courson
Marc Ruchmann ...
Brigadier Kaiser
Brigadier Ricuort
François Vincentelli ...
Brigadier Marion


Elise (Angelina Jolie) sits next to an American tourist, Frank (Johnny Depp), on a train going to Venice. She has chosen him as a decoy, making believe that he is her lover who is wanted by police. Not only will they need to evade the police, but also the mobster whose money her lover stole. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


It all started when he met a woman. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 December 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Turist  »


Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,472,458, 12 December 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$67,631,157, 6 March 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$278,346,189, 10 March 2011
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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


This movie's opening title card states: "Paris, France". See more »


When Frank is pulled into the water while hand cuffed to the boat, after kicking off his attacker and being dragged into the distance leaving the gangster behind. In the next shot, where Elise's boat is in the background, a camera operator/assistant can clearly been seen from emerging from the 'passenger' compartment of the boat. See more »


Elise: So, what are you doing in the city of lovers? Is there no one in your life?
Frank Taylor: [quietly] There was.
Elise: What happened?
Frank Taylor: She left me.
Elise: [looking down] I'm sorry to hear that, Frank.
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Frothy fun - goes down like an éclair
11 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

Opening day (a Friday) enough of the critical reviews I read were negative enough, that I was asking 2 friends if they wanted to switch films - money is tight, yah know? But we agreed there was nothing wrong with checking The Tourist out, at worst there would be some eye candy.

Once again, I'm glad I blew the critics off - it's not that the negative reviews are wrong, exactly. There ARE too many scenes of entire rooms of people turning around to look at Jolie, like a perfume commercial (or someone with toilet paper stuck to their behind). Characters and relationships aren't fleshed out enough, and it's a predictable film - North by Northwest is far superior.

But. As one critic said, it's a frothy diversion, pleasant and fun. Thought the rumpled Depp was low-key and charming, and Jolie was gorgeous and a sympathetic character. There are some amusing twists, and our fairly full theater laughed a lot and was entertained by the film; at no point did any of us lose interest. There are far worse ways to spend a Friday night, and I'd recommend to anyone looking for some diversion and gorgeous views of Venice. Good for anyone looking to unwind after a long hard week.

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