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RED (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 15 October 2010 (USA)
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When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops Agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

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Robert Schwentke

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Jon Hoeber (screenplay), Erich Hoeber (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Frank Moses
Mary-Louise Parker ... Sarah Ross
Heidi von Palleske ... Woman Neighbor
Jefferson Brown ... Fred
Karl Urban ... William Cooper
Chris Owens ... Hanged Man
Rebecca Pidgeon ... Cynthia Wilkes
Morgan Freeman ... Joe Matheson
Jaqueline Fleming ... Marna
Randy Wade Kelley ... Paramedic
Jason Giuliano Jason Giuliano ... Endercott
Alec Rayme ... Cop at Intersection
Lawrence Turner ... Retirement Home Assassin
Emily Kuroda ... Mrs. Chan
Joe Chrest ... Retirement Home Detective
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Storyline

Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored, and lonely living off of his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life is his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker, Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces him back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into his past and the people with whom he used to work. Like Frank they are all RED ... Retired Extremely Dangerous. Written by Malcolm is Crazy

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

15 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

RED See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,761,408, 17 October 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,380,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$199,006,387
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The musical number that the band plays when Ivan (Brian Cox) and Victoria (Dame Helen Mirren) dance, at Vice President Robert Stanton's (Julian McMahon's) fundraising event, is the same number played by the country club band in Caddyshack (1980) prior to Al Czervik (Rodney Dangerfield) tossing the band members some money. See more »

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When Joe has the nurse adjust his TV, she pushes one of the antennas into a horizontal position, then stands up and turns towards Joe. A moment later the same antenna is pointing straight up. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Moses: [on the phone] 943-66-2291. Pension Services, please.
Woman: Thank you, Mr. Moses, please hold for your representative.
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Very Entertaining
26 December 2011 | by ngmbSee all my reviews

Red was a great action-comedy film, which I would recommend for anyone who likes the genre. To start it has a star-studded cast, Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Pulp Fiction), Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption, Se7en), John Malkovich (Dangerous Liaisons, Burn After Reading), Helen Mirren (The Queen, Excalibur) and Karl Urban (Star Trek, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers). All of these actors played their characters perfectly. The film got into the action almost from the very start, and I was thinking that it would be more of an action film, than an action- comedy, but I waited about 20-30 minutes, and i discovered how wrong I was. The movie continued to be perfect in every way, besides the plot did't make total sense to me. Red was a film that I had originally not thought so greatly off. I saw the trailer and thought, "that could be pretty good, but I'll wait until it comes out on DVD". Now I regret thinking that. Red had me on the edge of my seat the entire way through, while also making me crack up laughing. If you thought about this film but then decided no, I would definitely Re-consider watching this film. Rating: 7/10


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