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RED (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  15 October 2010 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Heidi von Palleske ...
Woman Neighbor
Cop at Intersection
Retirement Home Detective


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 are 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

15 October 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Red  »

Box Office


$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the film adaptations of Thomas Harris' thrillers, both Brian Cox and Anthony Hopkins played the killer psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter: Brian Cox in 'Manhunter' (1986, 'Red Dragon'), Anthony Hopkins in 'The Silence of the Lambs' (1991), 'Hannibal' (2001), and 'Red Dragon' (2002). See more »


When Frank radios in about the "officer down", he describes Cooper as wearing a black suit. His suit was navy blue, and a CIA agent would have noticed this. See more »


[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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User Reviews

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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