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This Means War (2012)

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A pair of CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another when they discover they are dating the same woman.

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Cast

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Heinrich
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Joe
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Katie (as Abigail Leigh Spencer)
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Nana Foster
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Grandpa Foster
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Jonas
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Steve
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Kelly
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Xenia
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Britta
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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 other's dates with her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's SPY against SPY.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

¡Esto es guerra!  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,405,930, 19 February 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,760,791, 14 June 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$156,491,279, 14 June 2012
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director McG revealed during the DVD commentary that Tuck's nickname comes from the character's love of Kentucky Fried Chicken. See more »

Goofs

Although the VW was hit from both ends at the restaurant, when the VW is speeding along the unfinished freeway, there is no damage to the car at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Man 1: [over comms] All eyes are up.
Man 2: Sat cams are good.
Man 1: Target is inbound.
Man 2: ETA five minutes.
Collins: Mission is a go. Repeat, you are green to go. Intercept and apprehend the Heinrich brothers. Secure the device. And remember, this mission is covert.
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Connections

Features Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Snap My Bands
Written by Ted Caplan
Performed by Hot Toothpaste
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User Reviews

 
Absolutely awful
3 May 2012 | by See all my reviews

Well there's an hour or two Ill never get back...

What is there to like in this film ?

Plot ? Ridiculous "romantic" comedy, with a really weak bad guy subplot only added to give the film a way of ending.

Characters are all unlikeable and spent most of the film thinking Reese's character was a complete slapper and they should be fighting to get away from her, not be with her.

I really don't see the purpose of the film, it wasn't a feel good rom com, wasn't a thriller or exciting enough for an action film, wasn't funny in anyway.

Avoid...


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