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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

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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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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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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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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Producer Neal H. Moritz and director Andy Tennant are neighbors. One day they were chatting to each other over their fence when Moritz asked Tennant if he was working on anything at that moment. Tennant replied that he wasn't doing anything at the time. That was when Moritz realized that his neighbor would be the perfect choice to direct this screenplay. See more »

Goofs

"Cupid's Cabin" is shown to be at Exit 22. If they were traveling back to NY via the Garden State Parkway from Atlantic City, Exit 22 would be 16 miles in the wrong direction (south) as the parkway exits are numbered in ascending order from south to north, and Atlantic City is Exit 38. Also, there is no exit 22 on the Garden State Parkway. 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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References Mister Ed (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)
Written by Tim DuBois
Performed by Jerry Reed
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label Nashville
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Will Have You Cheering for the Bad Guys.
4 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

Typical mess has ex-spouses Gerard Butler (in the titled role) and Jennifer Aniston (an investigative reporter) running from crime syndicates after the latter uncovers the truth about a murder. The usual confusion and silly situations take place which have apparently been found in films of the type since the beginning of the cinema. Role players Christine Barasnki and Jason Sudeikis try to resuscitate the proceedings, but are ultimately unable to. Butler and Aniston make for an intriguing pairing, but their chemistry is nowhere to be found as Butler comes off flat and Aniston as a spoiled high school cheerleader-type. Old hat situations and outcomes make for a predictable and yawn-inducing bore which never comes to life. 2 stars out of 5.


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