MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,584 this week

The Locksmith (2010)
"Homewrecker" (original title)

R  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Crime  |  22 January 2010 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 197 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 6 critic

Mike is a locksmith. He's also a prisoner on work release, but you wouldn't know it. He's just trying to focus on his house calls and reconcile with his ex-girlfriend-until Margo hijacks his day.

Directors:

,
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 694 titles
created 04 Oct 2011
 
a list of 146 titles
created 18 Oct 2011
 
a list of 641 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 
a list of 445 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Locksmith" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Locksmith (2010)

The Locksmith (2010) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Locksmith.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Locksmith (2015)
Horror

An aging Police Chief and a New York City detective hunt down a serial Killer in the deep South.

Director: Ryan Miningham
Stars: Don Wallace, Sophie Scarf, Annabel Graham
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.

Director: Linas Phillips
Stars: Linas Phillips, Davie-Blue, Sebastien Scandiuzzi
Druid Peak (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A troubled teen is sent to live with his estranged father, a park ranger. During his time there, he develops an unusual affinity with and passion for the wolves in a local pack.

Director: Marni Zelnick
Stars: Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Wilson, Rachel Korine
Lost Reality 2 (Video 2005)
Comedy | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Segments include "Midget Wars," "Dumpster Dinner" and "Beer Goggles," as well as new episodes of returning sketches "Money" and "The Amazing Racist."

Stars: Monique Alexander, Devon, Kami Herrington
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

It's cupcakes, moonbeams, peyote and disaster in this madcap comedy about two girlfriends trying to keep their dream of creating a party planning business from falling apart.

Director: R.A. White
Stars: Molly Bryant, Tamara Baranov Ham, JR Reed
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.

Director: Christopher Guest
Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Christopher Guest
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A road movie where two brothers search for their biological parents.

Director: John E. Bryant
Stars: Nathan Harlan, Mark Reeb, Laurel Whitsett
Choked (2005)
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Brad Barnes
Stars: Anslem Richardson, Ryan Pearse, Ryan Ianni
We Todd Did (2004)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Brad Barnes
Stars: Todd Barnes, Mark Duplass, Keith Vincent
Daddy Knows Best (TV Series 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Stars: Stephen Rannazzisi, Jade Catta-Preta, Charlie Dick
Obvious Child (2009)
Short | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A romantic comedy about an unplanned pregnancy, an abortion, and a great first date in an unlikely location.

Director: Gillian Robespierre
Stars: Karen Maine, Christian McHenry, Josh Ruben
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Directors: David Lowery, Yen Tan
Stars: Robin Wright, Ben Foster, Richard Bates
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Mike
...
Margo
...
Charles
...
Jimmy
...
Celine
...
Monique
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julian Aponte ...
Inmate
Stratton Bailey ...
Locked Out Guy
Patricia Barnes ...
Bridge Player
Shea Berry ...
Bartender
...
Guard
...
Waiter
Jackie Capobianco ...
Bridge Player
...
Locked Out Girl (as Annalisa Chamberlain)
David Delgado ...
Inmate
Edit

Storyline

Mike is a locksmith. He's also a prisoner on work release, but you wouldn't know it. He's just trying to focus on his house calls and reconcile with his ex-girlfriend-until Margo hijacks his day.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 January 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Simple Picking  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Uninterestiang, boring, poorly executed small budget film
20 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to take issue with both reviewers that preceded me. This film misses the mark. It has the mark of amateurism all over it. Don't get me wrong I have seen a lot of amateur films that were made better because they have a fresh point of view. It was a great idea but in this case it did not work.

The primary problem in my view is the script. Did the writers have to hurry the writing process too much? Did they not consider the actor's strong points? Does it fail because of an inexperienced director? Could be all of these.

The actors appear to be fully capable of crafting a good performance but the words they are given to say just do not fit with their characters. A comedy is a hard thing to make successful. Maybe the makers can be forgiven for failing so badly.

With the write script and some better situations and stronger characterizations this could have been very funny. To me, at least, this film is just plain boring. About 3/4 of the way through I just gave up. I have seen thousands of films and almost never failed to finish one. The Locksmith just asked too much of me.

If you want to see a successful quirky comedy check out "Smiley Face".

But in the case of The Locksmith quirky just does not work. Sorry to be the skunk at the picnic!


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great movie limmitedgravity
Discuss The Locksmith (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?