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2 Guns (2013)

  • Rate: (awaiting 5 votes) Your Rating: Saving vote... Deleting vote... /10 total (delete | history) Sorry, there was a problem MOVIEmeter: Up 55% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro. Director: Baltasar Kormákur Writers (WGA): Blake Masters (screenplay) Steven Grant (based on the Boom! Studios graphic novels by) Contact:View company contact information for 2 Guns on IMDbPro.Release Date:2 August 2013 (USA) See more 
  • Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller
  • Release Date: 2 August 2013 (USA)
  • Runtime: 109 min
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  • IMDb page: 2 Guns (2013)
  • Rate: (awaiting 5 votes) Your Rating: Saving vote… Deleting vote… /10 total (delete | history) Sorry, there was a problem MOVIEmeter: Up 55% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro. Director: Baltasar Kormákur Writers (WGA): Blake Masters (screenplay) Steven Grant (based on the Boom! Studios graphic novels by) Contact:View company contact information for 2 Guns on IMDbPro.Release Date:2 August 2013 (USA) See more 
  • Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller
  • Release Date: 2 August 2013 (USA)
  • Runtime: 109 min
  • Filming Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Budget: $74,000,000 (estimated)
  • Director: Baltasar Korm├íkur
  • Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton | See full cast and crew
  • Original Music By: Clinton Shorter   
  • Soundtrack: Mi Corazon Mi Amor
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS
  • Plot Keyword: Undercover Agent | Dea Agent | Based On Comic Book | Based On Comic | Number In Title

Writing Credits By:

  • Blake Masters (screenplay by)
  • Steven Grant (based on the Boom! Studios graphic novels by)

Known Trivia

  • During the film’s development, Vince Vaughn was originally cast as Bobby and Owen Wilson was originally cast as Stig.
  • Ellen Pompeo and Marisa Tomei were considered for the role of Deb.
  • The film’s trailer features The Dead Weather’s 2010 song “Die by the Drop”. This song was previously used in the trailer for Contraband, also starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Baltasar Korm├íkur.
  • Doug Liman, Antoine Fuqua, Pierre Morel and Martin Campbell were also considered to direct.

Plot: A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent. |  »

Story: A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Brandt Andersen known as executive producer
  • Remington Chase known as executive producer
  • Dama Claire known as consulting producer
  • Andrew Cosby known as producer
  • Mark Damon known as executive producer
  • Bob Dohrmann known as co-producer
  • Randall Emmett known as producer
  • Louis G. Friedman known as line producer: additional photography
  • George Furla known as producer
  • Brandon Grimes known as co-producer
  • Norton Herrick known as producer
  • Jacky Jhaj known as executive producer
  • John Brooks Klingenbeck known as executive producer
  • Stepan Martirosyan known as executive producer
  • Motaz M. Nabulsi known as executive producer
  • Marc Platt known as producer
  • Jeff Rice known as co-producer
  • Ross Richie known as producer
  • Steven Saxton known as executive producer
  • Adam Siegel known as producer
  • Joshua Skurla known as executive producer
  • Jeffrey Stott known as executive producer
  • Tamara Stuparich de la Barra known as executive producer
  • John Wildermuth known as co-producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Denzel Washington known as Robert 'Bobby' Trench
  • Mark Wahlberg known as Michael 'Stig' Stigman
  • Paula Patton known as Deb
  • Bill Paxton known as Earl
  • Fred Ward known as Admiral Tuwey
  • James Marsden known as Quince
  • Edward James Olmos known as Papi Greco
  • Robert John Burke known as Jessup
  • Greg Sproles known as Chief Lucas
  • Patrick Fischler known as Dr. Ken
  • Edgar Arreola known as Rudy (Papi's Men)
  • Derek Solorsano known as Ferret Nose Julio
  • Kyle Russell Clements known as Teemo (Papi's Men)
  • Christopher Matthew Cook known as Thick (Papi's Men)
  • Tim Bell known as Lean (Papi's Men)
  • Tait Fletcher known as Mini (Papi's Men)
  • Jesus Jr. known as Roughneck (Papi's Men)
  • Azure Parsons known as Waitress Maggie
  • John McConnell known as Officer Dave
  • Jack Landry known as Officer Phil
  • Ritchie Montgomery known as Chief of Police
  • Ambyr Childers known as Ms. Young
  • Robert Larriviere known as Bank Manager
  • Lucy Faust known as Scared Woman
  • George Wilson known as Bank Guard
  • Yohance Myles known as Lead Agent (FBI Man)
  • Evie Thompson known as Patsy (Dr. Ken's Assistant) (as Evie Louise Thompson)
  • Samuel Baca-Garcia known as Javier (Papi's Son)
  • Michael Beasley known as Hard Case Border Patrol
  • Christopher Dempsey known as Border Guard
  • Bill Stinchcomb known as Uniformed Border Agent
  • Mark Adam known as Navy Firefighter
  • David Kency known as Lead MP (Shore Patrol)
  • Gilbert Rosales known as Skinny Immigrant
  • Peter Gabb known as Doorman
  • Jason Kirkpatrick known as Tommy Boy
  • Tony Sanford known as Slim Jay
  • Lucky Johnson known as Tim Corrales
  • Lindsey G. Smith known as Gina Corrales (as Lindsey Smith)
  • Lindsey Gort known as Waitress Margie
  • Hillel M. Sharman known as Roughneck #2
  • Aaron Zell known as Roughneck #3
  • Henry Penzi known as Roughneck #4
  • Adam Alvarez known as Diner Patron (uncredited)
  • John L. Armijo known as FBI Agent (uncredited)
  • Jon Arthur known as Petty Officer Lyons (uncredited)
  • Bonnie Bentley known as Admiral's Assistant (uncredited)
  • Vernon Bradley known as Mexican Immigrant (uncredited)
  • Joshua Braud known as Military Police (uncredited)
  • Joseph Cintron known as Navy SRT (uncredited)
  • Ross P. Cook known as Fire Fighter (uncredited)
  • Jordon Michael Corbin known as Intimidating Inmate (uncredited)
  • Duane Cothren known as Military Police (uncredited)
  • DTeflon known as Navy Seal SRT (uncredited)
  • Edward A. Duran known as Immigrant (uncredited)
  • Guy Fernandez known as Navy Seal-Moss (uncredited)
  • Tyler Gibbs known as Navy SRT (uncredited)
  • William G. Gil known as Chef (uncredited)
  • Russell M. Haeuser known as Hotel guest (uncredited)
  • Emily D. Haley known as Town people (uncredited)
  • Tenaj L. Jackson known as Naomi (uncredited)
  • Patrick Juarez known as Mexican Border Agent (uncredited)
  • John C. Klein known as Hotel Guest (uncredited)
  • Hugh Lee known as None (uncredited)
  • Gerard 'Jerry' Lewis known as Bank Patron (uncredited)
  • John R Mangus known as FBI Agent (uncredited)
  • Ken Massey known as Navy SRT (uncredited)
  • Crystal Miller known as Mexican Border Crosser (uncredited)
  • Doris Morgado known as Daisi (uncredited)
  • Nicholas Patel known as Boy on Horse (uncredited)
  • Philippe Radelet known as Inmate (uncredited)
  • James Rawlings known as Navy Seal – SRT (uncredited)
  • Carlos Retana Jr. known as Diner Cook (uncredited)
  • Nicholas Simmons known as Navy SRT Team Leader (uncredited)
  • Jim Sojka known as DEA Agent (uncredited)
  • Jason Stanly known as Cowboy (uncredited)
  • Timothy Wyant known as Papi's Guy Holding Rope (uncredited)

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Supporting Department

Makeup Department:
  • Carla Brenholtz known as key makeup artist
  • Lawrence Davis known as hair stylist: Paula Patton
  • Karen McDonald known as makeup: New Mexico
  • Richard Ramsey known as special makeup effects artist
  • Tina Roesler Kerwin known as makeup department head
  • Vanessa Sharp known as hair stylist
  • Susan Spaid known as makeup artist
  • Johnny Villanueva known as hair stylist: Mark Walhberg

Art Department:

  • Mike Barnard known as scenic gang boss
  • David D. Baumann known as armorer/props assistant
  • Derek Bensonhaver known as set dresser
  • Paul Blanchard known as leadman
  • Will Blount known as property master
  • Charles Bodenheimer known as scenic artist
  • Kenneth Brown known as construction buyer
  • Lauren Camp known as construction medic
  • Gloria Hardison Clark known as art department coordinator
  • Daniel Coe known as construction coordinator
  • Christy M. Corb known as construction medic: mill
  • Paula Dal Santo known as assistant art director
  • Delaney Davis known as set decoration coordinator
  • James Doh known as storyboard artist
  • Tom Duffield known as production designer: additional photography
  • Nicholas Ellerbee known as carpenter
  • Gregory T. Geniusz known as set dresser
  • Ram Goradia known as set dresser
  • Drew Guajardo known as assistant property master
  • Molly Harrison known as props
  • Kelly Hemenway known as graphic designer
  • Randy Huke known as buyer
  • Ronald O. Jaynes known as construction coordinator: Santa Fe
  • Bill King known as assistant art director
  • Ryan LeBlanc known as greensman
  • Ken Lewis Jr. known as plasterer
  • Adrian Lobato known as greensman: NM
  • Landon Lott known as illustrator
  • Wright McFarland known as set designer
  • Randy Molique known as props
  • Michael Panevics known as props: armourer
  • Adele Plauche known as set designer
  • Citlali Quintana known as construction production assistant
  • Prentice Randolph known as set dresser
  • Jack Reeves known as stand-by painter
  • Virle S. Reid known as assistant props: second unit
  • George Sanchez known as plaster gang boss
  • Carlos Savant known as mold maker
  • Suzette Sheets known as set decorator: additional photography
  • Spencer Stair known as leadman
  • Alexander 'Sasha' Stolin known as paint gang boss
  • David Thompson known as set dresser
  • Lawrence Tolle known as props
  • Trinh Vu known as set designer
  • Bill Walters known as on-set dresser
  • Barker White known as set dresser
  • Matt Zaff known as additional set dresser
  • Colin Zaug known as on set dresser
  • Carl Zeller known as set plasterer: New Mexico

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Company

Production Companies:

  • Boom Entertainment
  • Emmett/Furla Films
  • Envision Entertainment Corporation
  • Foresight Unlimited
  • Herrick Entertainment
  • Hollywood Studios International
  • Marc Platt Productions
  • Red Hill Entertainment

Other Companies:

  • American Roadshow Motion Picture And Television Catering  catering
  • BT Industrial Supply  expendables
  • Brand-in Entertainment  product integration
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera car
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera cranes (uncredited)
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  hydrascope telescoping crane arm (uncredited)
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  remote camera systems (uncredited)
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  stabilized remote camera systems (uncredited)
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  HD dailies and digital previews
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  HD dailies telecine transfer
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  digital dailies and grading
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  film & digital lab (as Cineworks, La.)
  • Cineworks Digital Studios  hd telecine dailies transfer (as Cineworks, La.)
  • Company 3  digital intermediate
  • Composite Effects  prosthetic masks
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • EMS Payroll  extras payroll services
  • FFA Private Bank  funding
  • Grosvenor Park Media  co-financing
  • Hollywood Trucks  entertainment transportation
  • Jazo P.R.  corporate publicity
  • Media Magik Entertainment  post-production facilities
  • Monster Picture Crane  stunt rigging crane
  • RAH3 – Covert Camera Bikes  camera bike
  • Silver Screen Supply  climate control
  • Silver Screen Supply  entertainment transportation
  • Silver Screen Supply  location equipment/rentals
  • Silver Screen Supply  portable power systems and cables
  • Soundelux  post-production sound services
  • Swift Street Productions  co-financing
  • Tectus Security Services  set security

Distributors:

  • Foresight Unlimited (2013) (worldwide) (all media) (sales)
  • Alfa Films (2013) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Distribuye Movie (2013) (Uruguay) (theatrical)
  • Entertainment One (2013) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Entertainment One (2013) (UK) (theatrical)
  • InterCom (2013) (Hungary) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment (2013) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Filmverleih (2013) (Austria) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures International (2013) (Australia) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical) (through Universal Pictures International)
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (2013) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • TriStar Pictures (2013) (Non-USA) (theatrical)
  • Universal Pictures International (UPI) (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical) (through)
  • Universal Pictures (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Walt Disney Studios Sony Pictures Releasing (WDSSPR) (2013) (Russia) (theatrical)
  • Zima Entertainment (2013) (Mexico) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) (2013) (Non-USA) (all media)

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Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Prime Focus World (visual effects)

Visual Effects by:

  • Pétur Arnórsson known as modeler
  • Jakob Baltzersen known as visual effects artist
  • Lluis Barcelo known as cg supervisor
  • Aaron Beebe known as paint lead
  • Bragi Brynjarsson known as digital compositor
  • Charles Cangianelli Jr. known as visual effects
  • Paul Carnegie known as paint artist
  • Paco Castillo known as digital compositor: Ollin Studio
  • Maxime Chaix known as compositor
  • Dan Cregan known as digital compositor
  • Andreas Cronström known as compositor
  • Janelle Croshaw known as visual effects supervisor
  • Tanner Croshaw known as data wrangler
  • Robin L. D'Arcy known as visual effects: Ollin Studio
  • Alejandro Davalos known as digital compositor
  • Miguel De Hoyos known as digital compositor
  • Dadi Einarsson known as visual effects supervisor: Framestore Reykjavik
  • Sigurður Eyþórsson known as visual effects editor
  • Julie Fischer known as associate vfx producer
  • Rui Gomes known as i.t. manager: Framestore Iceland
  • Carlos Guillén known as compositing supervisor: Ollin Studio
  • Heiðrún Tinna Haraldsdóttir known as compositor
  • Julianne Holzschuh known as compositor
  • Leslie Hough known as visual effects producer
  • Elva Sara Ingvarsdóttir known as compositor
  • Charlie Iturriaga known as visual effects supervisor: Ollin Studio
  • Eric Kimelton known as visual effects coordinator
  • Linda Kristjansdottir known as visual effects coordinator
  • Eva Kristjáns known as matte painter
  • Eva Kristjáns known as texture artist
  • Rajendra Maharana known as senior bg prep artist
  • Jake Maymudes known as compositing supervisor
  • Ryan McDermid known as compositing supervisor: STN
  • Jose Ignacio Narváez Monroy known as digital compositor
  • Ivonne Orobio known as digital compositor
  • Vivek Pundir known as visual effects line producer: PrimeFocus
  • Joshua Rivas known as digital compositor
  • Vilhjálmur Styrmir Símonarson known as visual effects artist
  • Gunnhildur Thorkelsdottir known as compositor
  • Stefan Thorsson known as visual effects artist
  • Christian Turner known as compositor
  • Valur Zophoníasson known as compositor

MPAA: Rated R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database


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  1. thpgmc from United States
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    Reading the review of "Ticklegear" I had to check out his otherpostings. Apparently Mark Walberg is his anti-actor. There was not onemovie with Walberg that he remotely liked. "Walberg stinks up anothermovie"..Walberg this..Walberg that. Man…just DON'T bother going toany of his movies. I suppose he thought "Ted" was a stinker also. Asfar as "2 Guns" he was dead wrong. This movie was great. The chemistrybetween Walberg and Washington couldn't be better. The humor (mostlyfrom Walberg) couldn't have been any better also. The story line wasfast and above all easy to follow. The action scenes were as good asone could want. Not over bearing (like this summer's "Man Of Steel")buta great crime thriller. I wasn't a fan of Walberg's when he firststarted appearing in films but have progressed to where I totally enjoyhis current movies. Regardless,if you like a thriller/drama/comedyyou'll love "2-Guns". Rated a one star by "Ticklegear'???…give me abreak!

  2. Brian Taylor from United States
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    The right pairing of actors together can make or break a movie. Andsince 1967 there have been buddy cop movies. Now "In the Heat of theNight" is no "48 Hrs." or "Lethal Weapon", but the concept is the same.Two cops or cons/cops with opposite styles, attitudes, and methodscoming together for a common goal. Well with "2 Guns" I think I foundone of my favorite pairings in this genre and of the year, Wahlberg andWashington.

    I don't know, maybe it has something to do with the screen play writtenby Blake Masters, or maybe it is the characters created by Steven Grantfor his comic book series. I think it's the combination of both, but itwas Wahlberg and Washington who make it all come alive. Bobby (DenzelWashington) and Stig (Mark Wahlberg) are two criminals trying to worktheir way up the crime food chain. Unbeknownst to each other, both Stigand Bobby are undercover, trying to achieve the same goal. The goal isto bring down Papi Greco (Edward James Olmos), who is a drug kingpin.The way they decide to do so is to rob a bank that Greco has some moneystashed away in. Instead of getting Greco's money, Stig and Bobby robthe C.I.A of forty three million dollars. What follows is a lot ofone-liners, and if the title didn't give it away, a lot of gun fights.

    When it comes to the month of August, it is the place where thequestionable movies go. The not-good-enough-for-July dump bin if youwill. They are questionable because they are not the "big" summermovies, but summer movies none the less. When it comes to "2 Guns" Ithink the studio got it right. This is the perfect movie to follow allthose sequels and not so fun "big summer movies" (yes I am talking toyou Lone Ranger). How about a fun movie with two actors that everyoneloves? With plenty of action mixed in with just the right amount ofcomedy, this is the kind of movie I look forward to seeing. MarkWahlberg makes the movie, and the reason is simple, he doesn't playthat guy he plays in almost every move he is in. You know the quiet butnice guy, who just looks tough. In "2 Guns" Walhberg plays a cocky badass, who is good at what he does and he lets you know it every chancehe gets. Denzel on the other hand is just Denzel, which after sayingthat, I have said all I needed to say. Directed by Baltasar Kormakur,who makes a good version of a Michael Bay movie. This is a great choiceif you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, because in mymind, you can never go wrong with a fun time at the movies.

    Brian Taylor

    http://the2cinemen.blogspot.com/

  3. kluseba from Chicoutimi, Canada
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    "Two Guns" is a very entertaining action movie that mixes brutal andtension filled moments on one side with a lot of addicting dry humouron the other side. The chemistry between the two outstanding mainactors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg is simply great. The firstone portrays a cynic and sometimes even misanthropic cop with strongnerves who has only one weak point which happens to be his superior Debwith whom he has a complicated romantic relationship. The latter oneportrays a smart but quite offensive US marine who naively believes injustice and truth at all costs. Denzel Washington somewhat portrays thetrue face of modern America while Mark Wahlberg stands for idealizedillusion of it. Both characters are quite different and complement eachother very well in this movie.

    They are both working on an undercover mission without knowing eachother's identity. They have infiltrated a Mexican drug cartel and areled to steal three million US dollars from a bank that is used by thedrug cartel. When they finally rob the bank, they discover that thereare not only three million but forty-three million dollars. The USmarine gets away with the money and encounters his superiors but theywant to eliminate him for not having killed his partner and done hisjob properly in every detail. The cop is not only followed by hissuperiors but gets also tracked down by a mysterious gang who is afterthe money. In addition to this, the drug cartel is also seeking forrevenge and wants to get its money back. The two quite differentpartners need to team up to fight against drug cartels, the police,marines and members of the secret service to get rid of the money andout of this disaster alive.

    The movie works great because of many explosive action scenes, a gooddose of dry humour and an authentic acting performance from all mainand supporting actors. The story is your usual conspiracy flick whichgets a little bit predictable. In the end, there was one scene thathappened a little bit too quickly for me to fully understand it whenone of the main actors found the stolen money but apart of that themovie has a vivid but not hectic pace and is easy to follow. The sidestory with the cop's superior portrayed by Paula Patton was tooconstructed and somewhat unnecessary to me and took the attention awayfrom the main issue but nothing's perfect.

    Fans of the two main actors and conspiracy flicks shouldn't miss thisone out. This movie is far from being revolutionary but it'sentertaining and definitely worth a walk to the movie theatres. Iwouldn't though recommend to purchase this film. You can see it onceand truly enjoy it from the beginning until the end but it doesn'trequest more attention.

  4. portarian from Vancouver, Canada
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    Had a chance to view it this week with only the trailer as a guide asto what I was about to see. It turned out to be mildly better than Iwas anticipating. Mark Wahlberg brought a comical element that workedwith the overall story with Denzel basically being the straight manthroughout. Denzel plays his role smoothly with a slight sarcasticcomedic side. I thought they both played off each other very well tokeep you intrigued with the ongoing twisting plot. Good to see JamesEdward Olmos after a long absence from the big screen. Always be LT.Castillo from Miami Vice fame to me. Don't base your opinion on thetrailer as I had. Worth a look.

  5. david-fritch from Chicago
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    1. Pretty horrible storyline. Nothing new and lame double-cross garbagewe've seen done better 10,000x

    2. Wahlberg's character was laugh out loud hilarious at times, andentertaining throughout.

    3. Denzel must have known the writing/plot here was trash and justdecided to collect his paycheck and check out. He really didn't seem toput in any effort here, and his character wasn't even remotelymemorable.

    4. This movie really needed more humor to cover for the lack of story.the plot was so amazingly dumb at times I kept thinking it was goingthe direction of a parody movie (think Scary Movie, Naked Gun, HotShots).

  6. john smith from United States
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    This is a pretty good movie and is definitely worth watching andprobably gonna watch it again when it again when it is free. If youlove action there is a very good amount in this movie. The movie alsohas comedy throughout which definitely makes you laugh. Has a very goodplot especially compared to a lot of movies this generation. It alsohas a good conspiracy plot so if you like that then this is also goodmovie for you. The movie has two likable actors in Denzel and MarkWhalberg. For Mark Wahlberg this is a big improvement from Broken Ciywhich I was not a fan of. Wahlberg is also very funny in the movie.Denzel was good too and he showed comedy. In the end if you like actionor like comedy or Wahlberg and Denzel I think you will like this movie

  7. naregian from United States
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    7/10

    I had heard about this movie back before the main cast was attached andonce I heard Marky Mark and Denzel were on board, I had to see it assoon as it came out. Lucky enough, my local theater had it 4 hoursearlier than most so I caught an 8 p.m. showing with a heavily packedcrowd who I laughed along with much more than I thought I would, butmore about that later.

    The movie had a little bit of The Departed in it in terms of plot andcharacters, and had little hints of comedic buddy cop films like RushHour. The plot itself was pretty well thought out with a few minor lazyelements but overall it made for an entertaining and very quick 109minutes. Despite having somewhat predictable twists and turns, the waythey play out in terms of result/consequence keep you guessing if onlyat least for a little bit, and it's those minor sequences of suspenseor confusion that kept the movie interesting for me.

    In terms of acting, of course Mark and Denzel bring it on and make fora believable pair of righteous men on a track they can't quite figureout. The introduction of so many different crews of people after ourtwo main protagonists reminded me of Midnight Run. To the some of youwho remember that film, if you liked that, I can tell you that many ofit's elements are brought to surface in 2 Guns.

    One thing to be noted is definitely the very pleasantly surprisingamount of genuinely funny content throughout the movie. There are veryfrequent scenes of dialog that are written ever so smoothly, and alongwith the perfect delivery of our two seasoned veterans, they make forvery realistic dialogs and conversations throughout.

    Overall, the film was very well written with very immersing dialog, hadgreat acting across the board, but fell somewhat flat with seeminglypredictable twists and turns, and some scenes where suspending yourdisbelief is just too hard. But hey, it was great for what it wastrying to be: A fun, entertaining, lightly suspenseful ride!

  8. msladylocksboutique from Kansas
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    This movie SUCK! Now Come On. Danziel Washington did good in thismovie, and I know he could have done better then to pick a movie likethat, This is the worst movie I saw him play yet. I seen lots ofDanziel movies, even as a child actor and I know he could do betterthan that. I seen two of his movies with naked women in the bedroom.OK, it's nothing wrong with it, but it's like one of his other movies.This movie did not have no action in it at all. The beginning of thismove SUCK! Guy's don't waste your money cause I sure did. I would haverather stayed at home watching "LOVE HIP HOP ATLANTA" OK! As for thewriter THEY COULD HAVE DONE BETTER THEN THAT. "REALLY" I also felt thatthe ACTORS deserve better roles then that. How I felt about the wholething or MOVIE. BEWARE! I GAVE IT 0 POPCORNS. THIS MOVIE MADE MY HEADHURT! I SAT IN THE THEATER CHAIR FOR 20 SECONDS SAYING TO MYSELF ISTHAT IT……..

  9. pie gino dino from United States
    04 Aug 2013, 5:00 pm

    The overall writing and character beats are quite bad and I seriouslywonder what Denzel Washington was thinking when he agreed to do thisfilm. This movie perfectly fits the atrocious run that Mark Wahlberg ison adding to the awful string of Contraband, Broken City and Pain &Gain. They took an intriguing concept of two undercover agents workingnot knowing either is the law and turned it in to a mindless andmoronic mess. This thing screams "bad over-the-top film" at every turn.The ending is as dumb as any I've seen in years. The two leads exhibitnothing but crazed luck and a genuine lack of intelligence throughoutthe entire running time. Two points for Denzel's always glorious screenpresence, one point for some good one liners and one point for thePaula Patton nude scene. That's all this movie has to offer.

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