the year: 2010

the genre: action/comedy

the cast: Bruce Willis (Frank Moses); Mary-Louise Parker (Sarah Ross); John Malkovich (Marvin Boggs); Helen Mirren (Victoria); Karl Urban (William Cooper); Morgan Freeman (Joe Matheson)

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

don't miss: how Frank takes care of keeping Cooper busy while he leaves New Orleans.

listen for: "People get shot all the time." "No they don't. They get... paper cuts." "...I mostly get shot."

also don't miss: Frank's avocado.

did you know: In Bulgaria the film is distributed under the title BSP (Besni Strashni Pensii - which means Furious Frightful Pensioners).

also listen for: "Wanna go get pancakes?"

1 comment:

Erika said...

"This isn't exactly my best first date...of course, it isn't my worst."

"It's time for the pig."

"Are you here to kill me?...Then you've been shot."

So many great lines! Lots of explosions and gunfire, but very little blood and guts.