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By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Bland spy romcom mines violence, stereotypes for laughs.

Movie PG-13 2010 100 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 14+

Takes God's name in vain

This movie was good up until the part where God's name is taken in vain. This disappointed me because there was no need for it and it is very rude. The plot was pretty good, though, and the actors did a good job.

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Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 12+


I think that this movie was not that inappropriate. I was watching it with my husband and found the movie quite hysterical. It was a little sexually arising :D! It was violent, but not too bad. The actors/actresses were very good and definitely hot! I found the scene with the chandelier funny.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12):
Kids say (24):

The biggest mystery here is not how two perfectly appealing stars -- Heigl and Kutcher -- could have so little chemistry, but how a movie loaded with fast-paced sequences could be so tiresome. Clunky and curiously listless, despite a storyline thick with chase scenes and shootouts, Killers lugs forward from one plot point to the next with great effort -- not exactly what you look for in a romcom. There's nothing horribly wrong about it; there's just nothing impressive and right. The jokes are leaden, the gags tired. Even the villains are boring. When they show up, we're barely surprised.

Plus, Heigl's character, Jen, is off-putting to independent women everywhere. She appears all too willing to be infantilized -- her father insists she take a room on the same floor when they check into a hotel, and all she does is roll her eyes, like a teenager would. It's a sad state of affairs, really, because the supporting actors are fantastic. Catherine O'Hara, especially, is at her screwball best. And never mind about the ending: Confusing at most.

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