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One for the Money (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  27 January 2012 (USA)
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Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past.

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After losing her job, Jersey girl Stephanie Plum is broke. Needing a job she is told that her cousin, a bail bondsman, needs someone to help out in the office. But the only job openings he has are for skip tracers. She learns that Joe Morelli, a guy she knew intimately years ago, is one of the "skips". She eventually finds him but wasn't really prepared so he gets away. Another bounty hunter, Ranger, tries to teach her. Eventually she finds Morelli again, but he claims he is innocent of the crime he is accused of and he is trying to prove his innocence. Eventually Stephanie thinks he's telling the truth so she stakes out the person who can help him. She only finds herself in trouble and Morelli saves her. She tries to find someone who can prove his innocence, but the problem is that shortly after meeting with them they're killed or attacked. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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She's looking for a few not-so-good men.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual references and language, some drug material and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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27 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sólo por dinero  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,515,790 (USA) (27 January 2012)

Gross:

$26,404,753 (USA) (6 April 2012)
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Janet Evanovich told USA Today that "Katherine Heigl is the perfect Stephanie Plum" and that nowadays whenever she writes about Stephanie Plum, she sees Heigl's face in her head. See more »

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Although Stephanie Plum buys a 5-shot revolver, she shoots six or more shots out of the gun on more than one occasion, the first being at the target range and the second when she kills Jimmy Alpha. See more »

Quotes

Stephanie Plum: You're in violation of your bond agreement. I'm gonna need you to come with me.
Joe Morelli: [laughs] Vinnie sent *you* to bring me in?
Stephanie Plum: Yeah. You think that's funny?
Joe Morelli: Yeah, I do! And I gotta tell you, I could use a good joke these days, because I haven't had a lot to laugh about lately, you know what I mean?
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Love Gun
Written by CeeLo Green (as Thomas Callaway), Mack David, Jerry Livingston and Terrence Simpkins
Performed by CeeLo Green (as Cee Lo Green) featuring Naz Tokio
Courtesy of Electra Entertainment Group
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Cute but technical sucked
4 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie was cute but the technical adviser should be fired. As a Bail Bondsman for over 15 years, here are some things that were stupid. Warrants for bail jumpers are not DEAD OR ALIVE. That went out over 100 years ago. Secondly....the character used a 5 SHOT revolver, but the two shooting scenes were ridiculous. At the shooting range, the 5 shot revolver fired TWELVE ROUNDS!Then you have the scene where she shoots the bad guy and fired SEVEN ROUNDS! As you can see these technical flaws really made the movie CHEEZY. I would really love to see a sequel, but get your facts and reality straight. The overall movie was entertaining. I have have always enjoyed the actress' work. She is very talented and stunning to watch. If you decide to do a sequel, then use a real bail bondsman and bail enforcement agent for your technical advisers.


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