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RED (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 15 October 2010 (USA)
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When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Director:

Robert Schwentke

Writers:

Jon Hoeber (screenplay), Erich Hoeber (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Frank Moses
Mary-Louise Parker ... Sarah Ross
Heidi von Palleske ... Woman Neighbor
Karl Urban ... William Cooper
Chris Owens ... Hanged Man
Rebecca Pidgeon ... Cynthia Wilkes
Morgan Freeman ... Joe Matheson
Jaqueline Fleming ... Marna
Randy Wade Kelley ... Paramedic
Jason Giuliano Jason Giuliano ... Endercott
Alec Rayme ... Cop at Intersection
Lawrence Turner ... Retirement Home Assassin
Emily Kuroda ... Mrs. Chan
Joe Chrest ... Retirement Home Detective
Justine Wachsberger ... Nurse
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Storyline

Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored, and lonely living off his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life is his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker, Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces Frank back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into Frank's past and the people he used to work with. Like Frank they are all RED ... Retired Extremely Dangerous. Written by Malcolm is Crazy

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Still Armed. Still Dangerous. Still Got It. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

15 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Red See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,761,408, 17 October 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,380,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$199,006,387
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

John C. Reilly was cast as Marvin Boggs, but dropped out, and was replaced by John Malkovich. See more »

Goofs

Marvin lives in an underground bunker in Florida with a vault. Not only is there no explanation as to how he managed to install a vault, but also very few houses or buildings in Florida have basements due to the high water table. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Moses: [on the phone] 943-66-2291. Pension Services, please.
Woman: Thank you, Mr. Moses, please hold for your representative.
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Crazy Credits

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Featured in The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) See more »

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Calling All Units to Broccolino
Written by Massimo Martellotta
Performed by Calibro 35 (Massimo Martellotta, Luca Cavina, Enrico Gabrielli, Fabio Ronadinini and Tommaso Colliva)
Courtesy of Nublu Records
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Red is brilliant!!!
15 October 2010 | by reneweddanSee all my reviews

I never thought much of this film prior to viewing it, as many others might not have either, but if you have even the slightest inclination to view this, you must! The story is typical, nothing special about the basic plot synopsis, but the delivery and the interesting plot twists keeps it fresh and interesting. The humour is hilarious, mostly a subtle humour that is apparent throughout the entire film, in nearly every scene.

Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Brian Cox, and Karl Urban all excel, as would be expected. It is refreshing watching Bruce Willis star in another action film, alongside Mary-Louise Parker (the gorgeous mother in Weeds) no less. John Malkovich plays the paranoid role quite astonishingly and Helen Mirren firing large weapons, including a gatling gun, is amazing! Every name above plays an equal part in the film, which is amazing. I never had so many characters in a single movie that I highly enjoyed equally. Remarkably done with talent seeping through the actors and vividly portrayed on the screen.

Don't expect this film to change the history of all films, but expect it to exceed in entertainment. If you give it a chance, you won't be disappointed. It's definitely a Friday night flick, something that is easily enjoyed.

Brilliance!


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