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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

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Retirement Home Assassin
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Retirement Home Detective
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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 USA:

$21,761,408, 17 October 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,380,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$199,006,387
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Julian McMahon (Vice President Stanton) is the son of a former Australian Prime Minister. See more »

Goofs

The address on Frank's check says Parma Heights, yet he puts out a city of Cleveland trash can. 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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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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Sunrise in China
Written and Performed by Scott Seegert
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Helen Mirren with a machine gun
30 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

Silly is the operative word but also very entertaining. What did it for me was the cast. Helen Mirren lifts whatever she is in and the endearing thing about her is that she's not "precious" She goes for it and her fun becomes our fun. Hurrah for that! To go into the plot seems an exercise in futility because that's not what we will enjoy particularly but Mirren holding a machine gun with relish, the wonderful Mary Louise Parker tied to a bed or Brian Cox with a Russian accent and a mischievous spark in his eye. John Malkovich, I hope he soon plays a woman, he would be marvelous as Edna in "The Edna May Oliver Story" He is such fun to watch. Bruce Willis can do this kind of film in his sleep and he kind of does and Morgan Freeman? Well, he's always worth the trouble. The film has already vanished from my brain but the cast is glorious.


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