A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name.

Director:

James Mangold

Writer:

Patrick O'Neill
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Cruise ... Roy Miller
Cameron Diaz ... June Havens
Peter Sarsgaard ... Fitzgerald
Jordi Mollà ... Antonio
Viola Davis ... Director George
Paul Dano ... Simon Feck
Falk Hentschel ... Bernhard
Marc Blucas ... Rodney
Lennie Loftin ... Braces
Maggie Grace ... April Havens
Rich Manley ... Danny
Dale Dye ... Frank Jenkins
Celia Weston ... Molly
Gal Gadot ... Naomi
Jack O'Connell ... Wilmer (as Jack A. O'Connell)
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Storyline

Looking forward to attending her sister April's wedding, the commitment-shy tomboy and classic cars aficionado, June Havens, catches a plane to Boston. Then, out of the blue, she crosses paths with the handsome and charming stranger with the killer sense of humour, Roy Miller, and just like that, June's life will never be the same again. Now, as the dashing man of intrigue plunges June into an excitingly risky world of high-speed car chases, deadly man-to-man fights, and lethal stray bullets, dangerous, no-nonsense adversaries are after the mismatched duo, hell-bent on retrieving a tiny state-of-the-art device that's worth millions. But, who's this Roy Miller guy? Is he truly one of the good guys? Above all, could he be the one? Written by Nick Riganas

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She met him on a plane. He'll take her for a ride.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of action violence throughout, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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The film's production partners, New Regency and Dune Entertainment, offset financing for the film by paying Tom Cruise a lower advance fee than he normally received. According to the Los Angeles Times, Cruise received $11 million for Knight and Day (2010), not the $20+ million he usually receives. See more »

Goofs

When Roy drops the battery in the ice to cool it, it starts hissing and smoking, implying that the thing is very hot. However only a few seconds earlier he had it in his bare hands. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
June Havens: [to fellow line stander] Sorry.
June Havens: [to agent] So I'm going to make it onto an earlier flight, right?
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Alternate Versions

An 'Extended Cut' is available in Region 2 (UK and Europe), Region 3 (Asia) and Region 4 (Australia & NZ). It adds eight minutes of footage, mostly extended versions of existing scenes, as well as a new opening scene that better establishes June Haven's profession as a mechanic. The 'Extended Cut' was released on Video On Demand in North America, but as of January 2011, it has yet to receive a Region 1 release. (See the FAQ page for more details.) See more »

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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Black Swan (2010) See more »

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Louie Louie
Written by Richard Berry
Performed by The Kingsmen
Courtesy of Kingsmen International Licensing, Inc.
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Great blend of action and comedy. I never felt that the humor and the small bit of romance (that they had to throw in to make the relationship between the two protagonists believable) detracted from the action. It seemed that every time I was about to think "when's the next action scene" the movie would stop the thought with a well timed laugh or another action sequence making me never feel like I was waiting for the story or the action to resume.

It was also refreshing to see Tom Cruise play a part that wasn't meant to be almost completely emotionally impotent. I've never before seen him play a character where his face actually SHOWED such a full spectrum of emotions. Cameron Diaz also runs a gamut of emotional and psychological states as she progresses from the sheltered, Midwestern blonde who's in way over her head to the semi-savvy (albeit awkward) companion/sidekick of a rogue spy trying to clear his name.

I found myself applauding at the end.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | German | Spanish

Release Date:

23 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wichita See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$117,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,139,985, 27 June 2010

Gross USA:

$76,423,035

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$261,989,769
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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