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Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

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Storyline

Two CIA agents, Tuck and Frank who are also best friends, have been benched because someone's after them. Tuck is divorced with a son whom he's not close to and Frank is a ladies man. Tuck decides to try and find someone so he places his profile on a dating website. Lauren, a woman also looking for a guy sees tuck's profile and goes with him. She later bumps into Frank and he hits on her and she goes out with him. she's intrigued by both of them. When they learn that they're dating the same girl, they agree to let her choose. But both can't help but use their skills to keep tabs on her and each other. And also sabotage each others dates with her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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It's SPY against SPY.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, some violence and action, and for language | See all certifications »

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17 February 2012 (USA)  »

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This Means War  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,405,930 (USA) (17 February 2012)

Gross:

$54,758,461 (USA) (8 June 2012)
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Trivia

Chris Pine and Tom Hardy have both appeared in Star Trek (1966)-related films. Hardy played Praetor Shinzon of Romulus & Remus in Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), while Pine played Cpt. Kirk in Star Trek (2009). See more »

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Lauren's hair is down and loose before they go around the corner to the pizza place. Next shot at the pizza place her hair is pulled up into a different hairstyle. See more »

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Lauren: FDR has these tiny, like, girl hands. Like, little T-Rex hands.
Trish: Ew, gross!
[Tuck laughs]
Trish: That means he's got a Mike and Ike for a penis.
[Tuck laughs out loud]
FDR Foster: You knot that's not true. You've seen it. You've seen it in Bangladesh, you know that's not true.
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Written by Stephen Kaye (as Steve Kaye), Davey Chegwidden, Blake Colie, David Lee Wilder, Dan Ubick, James King, Dan Hastie, Sergio Rios
Performed by The Lions
Courtesy of Stones Throw Records, LLC
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a great date night for fun!
15 February 2012 | by (Delta, BC) – See all my reviews

Saw an advance showing for Valentine's Day. This had everyone laughing with enthusiasm all throughout! I don't normally enjoy Rom/Com/Action flicks because they usually use too many corny cliché's poorly. This uses them, but they pulled it off!! You know what's gonna happen next, but it's done with such hilarity that you just don't mind at all! It's freaking hilarious! Mix True Lies with any movie that pits 2 friends against each other vying for one gal and you got this movie.

Acting is believable and relaxed. No one is drop dead gorgeous or playing on looks alone, but they certainly are easy on the eyes and lots of body language consistent with the mood and action. Lots of great interactions.

If you want your date to laugh but still be in the mood for romance, this is the movie to take them to! Well done to the last scene!


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