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Just Getting Started (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 8 December 2017 (USA)
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A two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run (1988), about an ex-F.B.I. Agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program (Morgan Freeman) having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit.

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A two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run (1988), about an ex-F.B.I. Agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the Witness Protection Program (Morgan Freeman) having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit.

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Action | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for language, suggestive material and brief violence | See all certifications »
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8 December 2017 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,201,459, 10 December 2017, Wide Release

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$4,485,477, 14 December 2017
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Tommy Lee Jones played Harvey Dent (Two-Face) in Batman Forever (1995), while Morgan Freeman played Lucius Fox in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy. In addition, Rene Russo was sought for the role of Dr. Chase Meridian in Batman Forever (1995), before Michael Keaton dropped out. See more »

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When Suzie is tied up in the back of the van, the rope changes position from around her arm, to over her shoulder, back to around her arm. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Just Getting Started (2017) See more »

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We Three Kings
Written by John H. Hopkins (as John Henry Hopkins, Jr.)
Arranged by Paul Rupert Lewis
Courtesy of de Wolfe Music USA
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I only give a rating for charm and fun - against dark and grim movies today.
14 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

I started with a 2, but I give it a 3 for charm and moderate innocent fun - against so much of the garbage dark and grim superhero and political garbage movies filling the theaters today, but seriously, how did this movie make it to the theaters? The Director/Writer along with the Editor should have their salaries docked for such lousy work. I mean absolute garbage efforts --- in all three - writing - directing (which allowed poor acting from taking the worst cuts - and editing -- the absolute worst. They managed to take three main-stream super star actors and nearly ruin their careers (likely not) with this VERY poorly written, VERY poorly directed and oh my gosh.. I can't say it enough.. the editing is the worst. Talk about rush rush and no substance to the story development. The only thing I truly liked about this movie was the colorful and sun-filled backdrop of the location it was filmed made it fun to sit through, and seeing the faces of Jones, Russo and Freeman -- three actors I who's work I have enjoyed so much over the decades, along with many supporting roles of some big names -- made it watchable. But that's it. Glad this was gifted to me, and I didn't pay to go see this movie on my own dime.


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