Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon), two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey's ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail. Surprising even themselves, the duo jump into action, on the run throughout Europe from assassins and a suspicious-but-charming British agent, as they hatch a plan to save the world.
The scene in the trailer, in which the characters stop and hug each other to avoid the police, is not in the movie. See more »
Sebastian is shot so severely in the shoulder that he's wearing a sling and is relieved from his duties by his boss for a couple of months. The following night he's at the "gala" impersonating the Canadian Ambassador and miraculously healed of any arm injury and wearing no sling. See more »
[Whisper/shouts from across restaurant]
That's... not... Verne!
That's not Verne!
[Everyone starts shooting at them]
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The title appears on-screen after almost 10 minutes and there are no opening credits. The end credits go on for more than eleven minutes, with two sequences shown during them. See more »
Good light-hearted fun with some explosive car chases
A woman realises her ex-boyfriend is actually a spy and, along with her best friend, get caught up in an international espionage ring.
This doesn't walk a straight path along either action or comedy - you get a bit of both.
It is generally quite silly and benign but has some really fast paced, high octane action sequences (expect the odd burning and neck-snapping).
I wouldn't say this is hilarious but it is definitely entertaining.
It does a good job of mixing moments of quite inspired wit with some other more puerile stuff and the banter between the two leads is quite snappy, as is the exchanges between the actual spies.
The acting is great, as are the effects, production and camera work.
Story-wise it felt about fifteen minutes too long but that is not bad for an action comedy (where normally I'm reaching for my phone half an hour before the end).
Although this has action in it, this is a firstly a comedy, so don't expect the plot to be too grounded in reality - they are not remaking Bourne here.
To be honest I was put off by the amount of one-star reviews on IMDB; I assumed this was going to be a two hour beating with the feminist bat.
It honestly isn't.
There are some man-jokes in there but they are well balanced, in good nature, and funny.
I found the main characters easy to engage with and I was rooting for them at the end.
Don't be put off just by all the low reviews, its not the best movie ever, and won't be everyone's cup of tea, but I honestly don't think it deserves as many one stars as it has.
At worst this is a solid action movie with a bit of girl-talk.
At best this is a light comedy with great characters, lots of actions, and a sprinkling of romance.
There should be something in here for everyone's main stream needs.
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