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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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Storyline

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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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

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,341,143 (UK) (10 December 2010)

Gross:

$67,631,157 (USA) (4 March 2011)
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Alexander Pearce is also the name of a notorious Tasmanian cannibal. In 1823 - 1824 he murdered and ate five men. See more »

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When Elise drops Frank at Venice airport the city is visible on the other side of the boat, which is not possible. The airport is quite far from the actual city/islands of Venice. See more »

Quotes

Frank Taylor: My name's Frank.
Elise: That's a terrible name.
Frank Taylor: [shrugs] It's the only one I've got.
Elise: Perhaps we can find you a new one.
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Frothy fun - goes down like an éclair
11 December 2010 | by (United States) – 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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