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The Bounty Hunter (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Romance | 19 March 2010 (USA)
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A bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo find themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure.

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Andy Tennant

Writer:

Sarah Thorp
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Butler ... Milo Boyd
Jennifer Aniston ... Nicole Hurley
Gio Perez Gio Perez ... Uncle Sam
Joel Marsh Garland ... Dwight
Jason Kolotouros ... Gelman
Matt Malloy ... Gary
Jason Sudeikis ... Stewart
Adam Rose ... Jimmy
Christine Baranski ... Kitty Hurley
Dorian Missick ... Bobby
David Costabile ... Arthur
Lynda Gravatt Lynda Gravatt ... Judge
Peter Greene ... Earl Mahler
Jeff Garlin ... Sid
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... Teresa
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Storyline

Milo Boyd, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly. He thinks all that's ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other - until they find themselves on the run for their lives. They thought their promise to love, honor and obey was tough - staying alive is going to be a whole lot tougher. Written by Sony Pictures

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Taglines:

Let the ex-games begin. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

19 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Sarah Thorp Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,686,423, 21 March 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$67,061,228

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$136,333,522
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Nicole (Jennifer Aniston) takes the shotgun out of a box in the police evidence room it is clearly marked "Gotti Jr.". See more »

Goofs

The color and size of Milo's taser burn changes between shots See more »

Quotes

Milo Boyd: Ah, using your one phone call to phone in a story. That is so you.
Nicole Hurley: [surprised look] What are you doing here?
Milo Boyd: Hey, it's a special night. There's no way we're not spending it together. Hey, can we go in the same cell?
Cop: Get in the cell, dickhead.
Milo Boyd: [being pushed] All right, I'm going.
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Connections

References 30 Rock: Mamma Mia (2009) See more »

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Hang Fire
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
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Better Than Average Romantic Comedy
16 March 2010 | by yjc-601-376195See all my reviews

The Bounty Hunter was better than I expected it to be. It was a chick flick-- but it was cute. It was definitely different and following the men&women chick flick style from The Blind Side. It actually had some action so it was also similar to Mr. and Mrs. Smith in some scenes which was refreshing, but it also had really CHEESY chick flick scenes especially with cheesy chick flick music. However, it's perfect for girls and a very nice film for a Friday night out with the girls or etc. Jennifer Aniston surprisingly was wonderful in my opinion in this film (as much depth as a screenplay allows in this type of film) while Gerard Butler was Gerard Butler. He wasn't as drop dead gorgeous as he was in The Ugly Truth, but good enough with hilarious moments. Definitely a romantic-comedy not to be missed for Jennifer Aniston or Gerard Butler fans. Amazing chemistry between these two.


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