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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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Storyline

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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Release Date:

27 January 2012 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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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Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara, Daniel Sunjata, and Debra Monk have all appeared on Grey's Anatomy (2005). See more »

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When Stephanie is given the warrant for Joe Morelli, he is described on it as having black hair and brown eyes. The actor playing the role, Jason O'Mara, has light brown hair and very blue eyes. See more »

Quotes

Joe Morelli: [after she kills Jimmy Alpha] Come on the cuffs!
[Stephanie looks at him]
Joe Morelli: Come on Steph, Stephanie, Stephanie? Plum!
Stephanie Plum: [Closes the door] Payback Morelli.
Joe Morelli: [Door is closed and Morelli is banging on it] Stephanie Plum open up the damn door!
[She laughs]
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.172 (2012) See more »

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Live It Breathe It
Written by Robbin Johnson
Performed by Freak Jamez
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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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