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The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 9 April 2004 (USA)
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Jimmy the Tulip's (Willis) quiet new life is shaken up by his old pal Oz (Perry), whose wife (Henstridge) has been kidnapped by a Hungarian mob. The Tulip and his wife Jill (Peet) spring into action.

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Howard Deutch

Writers:

Mitchell Kapner (characters), Mitchell Kapner (story) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Jimmy
Matthew Perry ... Oz
Amanda Peet ... Jill
Kevin Pollak ... Lazlo
Natasha Henstridge ... Cynthia
Frank Collison ... Strabo
Johnny Messner ... Zevo
Silas Weir Mitchell ... Yermo
Tasha Smith ... Julie
Elisa Gallay ... Anya
Tallulah Willis ... Buttercup Scout (as Tallulah Belle Willis)
Johnny Williams ... Vito
George Zapata George Zapata ... Guy in Trunk #1
Carlos Zapata Carlos Zapata ... Guy in Trunk #2 (as Carlo Zapata)
McNally Sagal ... Maitre D'
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Storyline

Thanks to falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Matthew Perry), retired hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski (Bruce Willis) now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill's doorstep: it's Oz, and he's begging them to help him rescue his wife from the Hungarian mob. To complicate matters even further, the men, who are out to get Oz, are led by Lazlo Gogolak (Kevin Pollak), a childhood rival of Jimmy's and another notorious hit man. Oz, Jimmy and Jill will have to go the whole nine yards--and then some--to manage the mounting Mafioso mayhem. Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They missed each other. This time, their aim is better.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Manga Films [Spain] | Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hungarian | Hebrew

Release Date:

9 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Whole Nine Yards 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,685,381, 11 April 2004

Gross USA:

$16,328,471

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,170,671
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Jill and Jimmy are having their make-up sex, we hear Bruce Willis saying "Yipee-ki-yay." This alludes to his famous catch-phrase in the 'Die Hard' movies. See more »

Goofs

In the motel room Jimmy throws Oz against the wall and onto the bed. Oz falls with his knees to his left. In the next shot, his knees point to his right. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Tudeski: [catchs Oz and a topless Jill holding each other] What's all this?
[look to Oz]
Jimmy Tudeski: First my ex-wife, now my wife-wife.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: No, no, no! She just hated her outfit.
Jimmy Tudeski: Come here.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: [to Jill] I think he wants to talk to you for a minute.
Jimmy Tudeski: [points at Oz] No, you.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: Oh.
[Jimmy grabs Oz and throws him against the wall]
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More is NOT Better!
11 September 2004 | by cmnationSee all my reviews

THE WHOLE TEN YARDS (2004) Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Kevin Pollock, et al

This is one more example that 'More is NOT Better'! Nine Yards was entertaining, the jokes worked. Ten Yards is so bad that we walked away before the ending.

Although the same cast returns for this second bout, this one is boring, with loud yelling throughout, no chemistry, a waste of talented actors, and, a waste of our money.

Reading other comments, apparently some folks liked it. We give it a portion of one star. Our recommendation: Save your money, or wait until it's free and you have absolutely nothing better to do.


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