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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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Andy Tennant

Writer:

Sarah Thorp
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Butler ... Milo Boyd
Jennifer Aniston ... Nicole Hurley
Gio Perez Gio Perez ... Uncle Sam
Joel Marsh Garland ... Dwight
Jason Kolotouros ... Gelman
Matt Malloy ... Gary
Jason Sudeikis ... Stewart
Adam Rose ... Jimmy
Christine Baranski ... Kitty Hurley
Dorian Missick ... Bobby
David Costabile ... Arthur
Lynda Gravatt Lynda Gravatt ... Judge
Peter Greene ... Earl Mahler
Jeff Garlin ... Sid
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... 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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Let the ex-games begin. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including suggestive comments, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

19 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Sarah Thorp Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,686,423, 21 March 2010

Gross USA:

$67,061,228

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$136,333,522
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Nicole (Jennifer Aniston) takes the shotgun out of a box in the police evidence room it is clearly marked "Gotti Jr.". 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

Sid: All I know is, I'm out 50,000 if she's not in that courtroom Monday morning.
Milo Boyd: Wait, you're telling me that I'll get five grand to go pick up my ex-wife and bring her to jail?
Sid: You're a good listener.
[Milo laughs and dances for joy]
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References Weeds: Su-Su-Sucio (2009) See more »

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Stayin' Alive (Teddybears Remix)
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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I Expected Much More From This Film
29 July 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The gambler and former police officer Milo Boyd (Gerard Butler) owes money to dangerous bookmakers and works as bounty hunter. His ex-wife Nicole Hurley (Jennifer Aniston) is a reporter snooping the mysterious death of a man that was reported by the police as suicide. Meanwhile Nicole is accused of running over and assaulting a police officer and is summoned to a hearing in the court. However, she has a lead for her case and she misses the audience with the judge. Milo is assigned to track down and arrest Nicole; in return, he would receive an award of US 5,000.00. While hunting Kate, Milo stays close to his ex-wife and they both revive the good moments they had in their marriage. But Nicole is pursued by the criminal that she is investigating and Milo by the henchmen of the takers and they get into trouble.

I expected much more from "The Bounty Hunter" since I like the sexy Jennifer Aniston and the efficient Gerard Butler. However, the story recalls "Serving Sara" and is entertaining in a few moments but without the charm of the movie of 2002. The tanned Jennifer Aniston shows a magnificent shape in a sexy black dress that highlights her awesome legs. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Caçador de Recompensa" ("Bounty Hunter")


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