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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Milo Boyd
... Nicole Hurley
Gio Perez ... Uncle Sam
... Dwight
... Gelman
... Gary
... Stewart
... Jimmy
... Kitty Hurley
... Bobby
... Arthur
Lynda Gravatt ... Judge
... Earl Mahler
... Sid
... Teresa
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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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Action | Comedy | Romance

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

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Also Known As:

The Bounty  »

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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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Dog the Bounty Hunter does not appear in this film. See more »

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

Quotes

[Nicole is calling Milo from inside his trunk]
Milo Boyd: Nic... Nicole?
Nicole Hurley: [crying] Please stop...
Milo Boyd: Hey, remember how we used to be in love?
Nicole Hurley: [still crying] Yeah.
Milo Boyd: Well, that means I know when you're crying for real, and when you're faking it! Bye-bye!
[laughs and hangs up]
Nicole Hurley: Oh! God, Milo!
[she pounds on the trunk with her fists]
Milo Boyd: [laughing] Oh, God... so good.
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References Weeds: Super Lucky Happy (2009) See more »

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Written and Performed by John Parricelli
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How NOT to Make a Film
19 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler are talented, likable comedians, but you can't really see them 'click' together on screen. The Bounty Hunter does nothing but emphasize that fact. It is an action comedy of sorts, involving two exes, drug dealing, a suicide-turned-murder, and other things. Does it sound interesting or clichéd? The answer turns out to be more of the latter than the former. Aniston and Butler are forced to work with a script that features blaring plot holes, unbelievably stupid characters, and an extremely contrived storyline. Predictability reigns supreme here due to the endless "romantic" scenes (notice the quotation marks) and bland dialogue. The fact that the two leads' chemistry is nonexistent doesn't help matters much either. Talented supporting actors are wasted on and with numerous unimaginative sight gags, a mismatched romantic pairing, and over-the-top characters. The result? One of the worst romantic comedies in years.


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