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When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

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Storyline

Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored, and lonely living off his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life is his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker, Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces Frank back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into Frank's past and the people he used to work with. Like Frank they are all RED ... Retired Extremely Dangerous. Written by Malcolm is Crazy

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,761,408 (USA) (15 October 2010)

Gross:

$90,356,857 (USA) (28 January 2011)
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Trivia

John Malkovich read the first 40 pages of the script and liked it. But he asked his agent why he was up for the role of Frank. He said Malkovich had been reading the wrong lines. He was up for Marvin's role instead. See more »

Goofs

In the Vice President's fund raiser ball room the American flag has 9 stripes and only 32 stars. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Moses: [on the phone] 943-66-2291. Pension Services, please.
Woman: Thank you, Mr. Moses, please hold for your representative.
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Crazy Credits

Bullets, guns and explosions play out over the end credits. See more »

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References Jaws 2 (1978) See more »

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Cissy Strut
Written by Joseph Modeliste (as Joseph Modeliste, Jr.), George Porter (as George Joseph Porter, Jr.), Art Neville (as Arthur Lanon Neville) and Leo Nocentelli
Performed by The Meters
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Great date movie
6 October 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Went to watch a preview screening of this last night. I should qualify that I'm a big fan of Bruce Willis especially when he plays this kind of character - a tough guy with a wry sense of humour.

Really interesting mix of genres here - think action/comedy/romance rolled up into one. Just enough romance without being sappy, heaps of action to keep it exciting and the occasional comedy touches which had the whole audience laughing out loud.

It's not going to win any Oscars but don't take it too seriously and you'll be taken along for a pretty enjoyable ride.

Worth a watch - great date movie - possibly one to wait for DVD for...


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