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2 Guns (2013)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  2 August 2013 (USA)
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A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

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Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench's forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out to be a Naval Intelligence agent who shoots Trench and takes the money. The interservice debacle suddenly finds Trench and Stigman in a bloody web of corrupt clandestine rivalries as they are hunted, blackmailed and isolated for the money on both sides of the law. Now, the fugitives must work together to find a way out of this situation with no one to turn to but themselves. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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2 Guns, 1 Bank.


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Rated R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Two Guns  »

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Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,059,130 (USA) (2 August 2013)

Gross:

$75,573,300 (USA) (18 October 2013)
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Doug Liman, Antoine Fuqua, Pierre Morel and Martin Campbell were also considered to direct. See more »

Goofs

Bobby tells Stig that his sniper rifle is a military version even though Bobby is across the street, at night and with Stig partially hidden behind a roof ridge. Bobby could not possibly tell what version of rifle Stig has under these conditions. See more »

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[first lines]
Stig: Hi.
Waitress Maggie: Hi.
Stig: How many?
Waitress Maggie: two.
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References Charley Varrick (1973) See more »

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Are You Ready For Me?
Written by Dave Bassett and Tim Myers
Performed by 'The Unknown'
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Decent but not great.
25 July 2013 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

Had a chance to view it this week with only the trailer as a guide as to what I was about to see. It turned out to be mildly better than I was anticipating. Mark Wahlberg brought a comical element that worked with the overall story with Denzel basically being the straight man throughout. Denzel plays his role smoothly with a slight sarcastic comedic side. I thought they both played off each other very well to keep you intrigued with the ongoing twisting plot. Good to see James Edward Olmos after a long absence from the big screen. Always be LT. Castillo from Miami Vice fame to me. Don't base your opinion on the trailer as I had. Worth a look.


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