The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

critic Reviews

, 25% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Despite the charms of its ensemble, The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard fails to protect the audience from repetitive and tired genre tropes.
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    Roxana HadadiMediaversity Reviews
    The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard relies on racially themed humor that's mostly self aware but ultimately unfunny.
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    Stephen RomeiThe Australian
    This is a well-acted, amusingly-scripted, poorly-plotted, violent, vulgar and profane bit of fun, for those who like that sort of thing.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard never manages to get past execrable, unable to choose between being an unimaginative and vulgar action-comedy or a limp National Lampoon-esque parody.
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    Tara BradyIrish Times
    Here comes Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard to test your faith in all of these stars and humanity in general.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    The action clumps along, mixing picturesque European locales with choppy edits and ungainly camera angles.
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    Chris StuckmannChrisStuckmann.com
    I never once was bothered by the movie, but I couldn't help but notice: it's kind of bad. It's just kind of a bad movie.
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    Hanna FlintThe Sun (UK)
    The main trio bring their pizzazz to proceedings but it is not enough to lift an inane script that offers even less plausibility than the first outing.
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    Javier PerezCine Premiere
    Senseless action and comedy. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Peter CanaveseCelluloid Dreams
    Whatever magic was there the first time doesn't return for the second round. Awkwardly paced and so arch as to be impersonal.
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    John LuiThe Straits Times (Singapore)
    Hayek does hot-tempered Latina; Jackson swears; Banderas is the urbane villain with the scary stare; Reynolds does improv-style jokes.
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