A bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo find themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure.
Phil and Claire Foster are a couple who have been married for several years. Their days consists of them taking care of their children and going to work and coming home and going to bed. But they find time to have a date night wherein they go out and spend some time together. When another couple they know announce that they're separating because they're in a rut, Phil feels that he and Claire could be too. So when date night comes Phil decides to do something different. So they go into the city and try to get into a new popular restaurant. But when it's full and still wanting to do this, Phil decides to take the reservation of a couple who doesn't show up. While they're having dinner two men approach them and instructs them to stand up and go with them. They think the men are with the restaurant and want to talk to them about taking someone else's reservation. But it appears the couple whose reservation they took crossed someone and the two men work for this person. The men are after ... Written by
In the scene where Tina Fey's character is preparing for bed, she is shown wearing a "University of Virginia" T-shirt. Tina Fey graduated there in 1992. See more »
At the end of the chase scene (right before the Audi and the cab are separated by the Suburban), the connected cars take a right around a corner. Watch closely - the rear wheels of the cab turn, making the stunt possible. See more »
I'd do it again you know? Us, you, me the kids, all of it. I'd do it again. I'd choose you every time.
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Desperate attempt to be funny scrambling for a plot
A good idea is set up where married couple stuck in routine learn of a friend's impending divorce and decide to try something different - a trip to the city for dinner. Unfortunately, after we get this 10 minutes of watchable, promising footage behind us a schizophrenic plot turn changes the entire character of the movie. It is obvious the original idea could not be sustained long enough and so it lapses into a bizarre crime caper that leaves the viewer wondering what happened. The writers do not even do us the courtesy of a gentle transition and make it worse by trying to make it up with desperate throw-backs to the original premise here and there that are just not believable. Overall, it is a disjointed, tiresome tirade that never quite made the transition from idea to movie. It is painful to watch, and a real pity, because Tina Fey has a lot of potential as an actress just breaking in from TV and embarrasses herself with this cheap attempt at entertainment.
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