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The Tourist (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Romance, Thriller  |  10 December 2010 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniele Pecci ...
Giovanni Guidelli ...
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)

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

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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:

£1,341,143 (UK) (10 December 2010)


$67,631,157 (USA) (4 March 2011)

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Lord Julian Fellowes has said in interviews that little of his work on the screenplay ended up on screen. See more »


Shaw's goons clearly have little experience or training with using firearms, as they all attempt to fire their handguns at arm's length without bracing the firing hand, and without even sighting down the length of the barrel. See more »


Frank Taylor: I'm sorry!
Elise: What for?
Frank Taylor: Aha! Oh do you mind me smoking, it's not a real cigarette, look! It delivers the same amount of nicotine, but the smoke is water vapor.
Elise: That's somewhat disappointing.
Frank Taylor: Would you rather have me smoking?
Elise: I'd rather you be a man who does exactly as he pleases.
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Featured in The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011) See more »


Written by Matthew Bellamy (as Matthew James Bellamy)
Performed by Muse
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By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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What were they thinking (other than what they were going to spend their money on)?!
11 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

'THE TOURIST': Two and a Half Stars (Out of Five)

Two of Hollywood's biggest stars (Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie) team up for this goofy spy thriller. It's a remake of a 2005 French film entitled 'ANTHONY ZIMMER' which starred Sophie Marceau and Yvan Attal. The American remake is co-written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmark who also directed the critically acclaimed German film 'THE LIVES OF OTHERS'. I have not seen that film but his writing and directing here is pretty weak. Pretty much the only good thing this film has going for it is it's two stars (and a decent supporting cast including Paul Bettany and Timothy Dalton) but it really has me wondering what ever attracted the two to this film to begin with!

Jolie plays Elise, the beautiful mistress of a mafia money-man who embezzled over $2 billion from a big time mobster (played by Steven Berkoff). The British police want the embezzler for it's share of the $775 million in tax money on the stolen money. They don't know what their target looks like though so they've been trailing Elise for a couple years hoping she'll lead them to their man. After receiving a note from her lover Elise sits next to a random American tourist named Frank (Depp) on a train hoping to lead the police into believing he's the culprit but she unwittingly gets him targeted by the mafia as well placing him in grave danger. Of course the two quickly fall for each other (despite the extreme lack of chemistry between the two leads).

The story is pretty simple and routine but it does have a couple clever twists towards the end and the climax is enjoyable. There are a few funny lines here and there (mostly by Depp) but for the most part the dialog is less than impressive. The direction is uninspired and the film feels like a million other mistaken identity movies we've already seen before. Depp is funny though and Jolie looks gorgeous. Like many big star combinations in film the movie is a disappointment though. If only they had picked a better project together the combined talent could have made for a truly entertaining film. I expect more from Jolie and a lot more from Depp. I seriously don't know what they were thinking, other than maybe what they were going to spend their money on.

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