John and Jane Smith are a normal married couple, living a normal life in a normal suburb, working normal jobs...well, if you can call secretly being assassins "normal". But neither Jane nor John knows about their spouse's secret, until they are surprised to find each other as targets! But on their quest to kill each other, they learn a lot more about each other than they ever did in five (or six) years of marriage. Written by
Michelle Monaghan (Gwen) went on to star opposite Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible III (2006). At one point, it was rumored that Brad Pitt would replace Cruise in the "Mission: Impossible" film franchise. However, the rumor was false, as Cruise continued to star throughout the franchise. See more »
When John races home the first time (in the wrong car mentioned in another goof), he slows as he turn into his driveway and the camera angle shows the car's instrument cluster. Not only is it the wrong cluster for the Lincoln Town Car he was just shown in; not only is it dark, indicating the headlights aren't on even though they were just shown to be on; but the only things visible in the cluster are the engine, brake and SRS lights, indicating that the engine is OFF. See more »
[at the marriage counselor's]
OK, I'll go first. Um... Let me say, uh, we don't really need to be here. See, we've been married for five years.
Five, six years.
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I saw an advance screening of this movie tonight, and I must say it far exceeded my expectations! Of course, due to the stars involved I knew there'd be sex appeal. And due to the advertising I knew there'd be plenty of stuff "gettin' blowed up real good." But what I wasn't expecting was the tongue in cheek jokes, dark humor, and respectable plot twist! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will only fuel rumors of their relationship with their performances - their chemistry on screen is scintillating, to say the least. The allure of each actor as an individual is undeniable, but when they're together, whether getting busy or getting pummeled, the screen fairly sizzles. It's a popcorn, Hollywood movie, of course, and you'll have to get past the fact that the two leads are the only two among many professional killers who seem to be decent shots! But the action is kickin, the acting well above par, the leads luminous, the plot is lots of fun, and the laughs are plenty. Enjoy! I sure did...
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