Directed by Robert Luketic
When an elite assassin marries a beautiful computer whiz after a whirlwind romance, he gives up the gun and settles down with his new bride. That is, until he learns that someone from his past has put a contract out on his life.
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★★★½ review by yaznur on Letterboxd
Killers is a light hearted rom-com that’s utilises action for comedic value. There’s no point in the film I understand what is going on, from the unforgivable timeline to the sole purpose of its plot. yet it is a loveable film that provides me a comfort I haven’t felt in years. The simplicity of the comedy never fails to keep me laughing and the total unseriousness is what makes it so great. Ashton kutcher’s performance, although weak at times is very...sweet. Whereas Heigl executes the role of the clueless, innocent and very annoying wife.
Surprisingly, I enjoyed ‘Killers’, perhaps this is my one in a blue moon green light. But what’s even more shocking is that I was able to stomach tom selleck’s ancient moustache for an hour and a half.
★★★★ review by Kirstie on Letterboxd
This was an unexpected gem!
It’s been a while since I watched any Ashton Kutcher films and I forgot how much I love him!
Comedy, a lil action and romance. Perfect!
★★★½ review by katelyntroy on Letterboxd
you cowards aren’t evolved enough to appreciate this movie
★★★★ review by gaelle on Letterboxd
the stars are for ashton kutcher and him speaking french. that's all.
★★★½ review by Don Anelli on Letterboxd
Overall, it was a decidedly decent offering that really could've been a lot of fun. The biggest issue here is the fact that the film never really embraces it's action-roots here with so much screen-time set for the two's romance and budding relationship woes that are placed as a higher priority here instead of the rather fun and enjoyable action set-ups that transpire throughout the last half here. That these are placed in the latter part of the movie does tend to make this one so weak and boring in the first part to where it's hard to really stay invested in the goings-on here as they go about their lives together being removed from their former lives and none of this is the slightest bit interesting on what's going on at all until it gets to the mid-way point when the action starts, even though most of it's not really that thrilling. Outside of a car chase through the suburban neighborhood and a few shoot-outs later on that do manage a few exciting moments, the action here isn't all that great either and gets by more on the frenetic pace it goes through rather than any out-and-out exciting moments which really leaves this one coming up short overall. It's a little funnier than expected and that helps it along but overall it just seems lacking.
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