A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
Single mother Lisa Decker drops off her young daughter, Julie, for her first day of kindergarten. She watches on as Julie is joined by two other girls, Kayla and Sam. Kayla's dad Mitchell and Sam's dad Hunter introduce themselves and become close friends after seeing the bond between their children..
The film was originally titled "Cherries" during development in 2012. When production began, it was changed to "The Pact". It was renamed "Blockers" in October 2017, when the film was in post-production and the first trailer was released See more »
In the beginning scene, first day of school, tulips are blooming and tulips bloom in the spring, not in the fall. See more »
There is a very brief scene in the closing credits. See more »
In Singapore, the film was originally passed with an R21 classification due to the film's sexual content and nudity. However the distributors were unsatisfied with this rating and opted to re-edit the film in order to obtain the more commercially lucrative M18 rating; the aforementioned cut removes a brief, close-up depiction of a hand squeezing a man's scrotum, as part of a couple's act of foreplay. See more »
There's a lot of great stuff here. Other than great performances from the main cast, Gary Cole is a special treat. However, there's a weird tension between the cliché premise of overbearing parents and a modern message about sex positivity and feminism that never feels resolved. This is compounded by really weak and banal "sweet" parent-daughter moments that tie things up a bit too quickly and neatly. It's still an above average comedy in the end.
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