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RED (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 15 October 2010 (USA)
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RED is a movie starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, and Morgan Freeman. 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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Frank Moses
... Sarah Ross
... Woman Neighbor
... William Cooper
... Hanged Man
... Cynthia Wilkes
... Joe Matheson
... Marna
... Paramedic
Jason Giuliano ... Endercott
... Cop at Intersection
... Retirement Home Assassin
... Mrs. Chan
... Retirement Home Detective
... 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

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

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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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Trivia

The first feature theatrical film based on a DC comics property not made by Warner Bros.. (Batman: The Movie (1966) (from 20th Century Fox) was a spin-off from a television series, and Superman (1948) (from Columbia Pictures) was a serial.) See more »

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A pelvic gunshot wound is a life-threatening injury. Vicky would require immediate medical attention and could have died within minutes of receiving hers. When Ivan rescues her, he doesn't seem to be in too much of a hurry despite seeing that Vicky is very gravely injured. See more »

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[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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Home in Your Heart
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Performed by Solomon Burke
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Helen Mirren with a machine gun
30 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

Silly is the operative word but also very entertaining. What did it for me was the cast. Helen Mirren lifts whatever she is in and the endearing thing about her is that she's not "precious" She goes for it and her fun becomes our fun. Hurrah for that! To go into the plot seems an exercise in futility because that's not what we will enjoy particularly but Mirren holding a machine gun with relish, the wonderful Mary Louise Parker tied to a bed or Brian Cox with a Russian accent and a mischievous spark in his eye. John Malkovich, I hope he soon plays a woman, he would be marvelous as Edna in "The Edna May Oliver Story" He is such fun to watch. Bruce Willis can do this kind of film in his sleep and he kind of does and Morgan Freeman? Well, he's always worth the trouble. The film has already vanished from my brain but the cast is glorious.


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