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Killers (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Romance | 4 June 2010 (USA)
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A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple..

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Robert Luketic

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Bob DeRosa (screenplay), Ted Griffin (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashton Kutcher ... Spencer
Katherine Heigl ... Jen
Tom Selleck ... Mr. Kornfeldt
Catherine O'Hara ... Mrs. Kornfeldt
Katheryn Winnick ... Vivian
Kevin Sussman ... Mac Bailey
Lisa Ann Walter ... Olivia Brooks
Casey Wilson ... Kristen
Rob Riggle ... Henry
Martin Mull ... Holbrook
Alex Borstein ... Lily Bailey
Usher Raymond ... Kevin the Manager (as Usher Raymond IV)
LeToya Luckett-Walker ... Amanda (as LeToya Luckett)
Michael Daniel Cassady ... Milo
Larry Joe Campbell ... Pete Denham
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Storyline

Spencer Aimes is just your average, undercover, government-hired super-assassin accustomed to a life of exotic European locales, flashy sports cars and even flashier women. But when he meets Jen Kornfeldt, a beautiful, fun-loving computer tech recovering from a bad break-up, he finds true love...and happily trades international intrigue for domestic bliss. Three years later, Spencer and Jen are still enjoying a picture-perfect marriage - that is, until the morning after Spencer's 30th birthday. That's when Spencer and Jen learn he's the target of a multi-million dollar hit. Even worse, the hired killers have been stalking the happy couple for years, and could be anyone: friends, neighbors, the grocery store clerk, even that crabby old guy shuffling across the street. Now Spencer and Jen are on the run for their lives. As their suburban paradise turns into a paranoid game of dodge-the-bullet, they must find out who wants Spencer dead and why, all the while trying to save their marriage... Written by Lionsgate

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Big love. Big laughs. Big trouble. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violent action, sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Five Killers See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,837,266, 6 June 2010

Gross USA:

$47,059,963

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$98,159,963
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Weapons featured in the film included a Colt 1911 pistol; a Glock 21 handgun regularly used by Spencer Aimes though he refers to it as a Glock 45; a Magnum Research Inc. Mark VII Desert Eagle handgun used by Jennifer Kornfeldt; a Walther 9mm P99 handgun aimed at Spencer Aimes on a yacht; a M1911-type pistol used by Mr. Kornfeldt; a two-tone SIG-Sauer P228 pistol; a Benelli M4 Super 90 twelve gauge shotgun; a Browning O/U 12 gauge over/under shotgun; Heckler & Koch sub-machine guns makes MP7, UMP45, and MP5SD; a Colt M4A1 Carbine - 5.56 x 45 mm rifle; and a Mk 12 SPR (Special Purpose Rifle). See more »

Goofs

After Henry and Spencer fight in the house the size of the space left by his broken teeth changes several times as they continue the chase outside the house. See more »

Quotes

Spencer Aimes: You said I Love You while you were sleeping in the hotel bed, but I didn't told you that. Because I want to be the one to say it first.
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Bon Bon Bon
Written by Vanessa Contenay-Quinones, Alessandro Rizzo and Elliot Ireland
Performed by Vanessa Contenay-Quinones
Courtesy of Pedigree Cuts Records
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Takes awhile to get its act together
5 June 2010 | by napierslogsSee all my reviews

"Killers" is a romantic comedy action film, but starts out by failing on all accounts.

Katherine Heigl plays the romantic comedy lead, she got the sexy part and at least tried on the funny part, but she was a very disjointed character that at times was really hard to care for or relate to. Ashton Kutcher played the action lead, and he got the sexy part but was very awkward when he tried to play the romantic comedy lead.

The film then spent around an hour showing us their boring suburban life. Boring being the key word.

When we finally got to the action, the film started clicking. The romantic leads developed some chemistry, and the many known comedic actors appeared to be there for a reason. The film then flew by with a pretty good medley of comedy and action, and a healthy dose of reminders that this is for fun not serious.

Beware if you're looking for a romantic comedy or a quick action flick. Watch it only if you are willing to stand an hour of nothing to finally get to a fun, ridiculous, sexy, and funny light-weight action film.


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