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Killers Reviews

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Jason Anderson
Toronto Star
July 6, 2010
It's pretty much dead in the water as soon as a shirtless Kutcher tries to play suave and utters some terrible French in his first attempt to woo his co-star.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out
June 16, 2010
Kutcher and Heigl are unable to bring any warmth to what is at heart a bitter, cynical script. Just awful.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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A.O. Scott
At the Movies
June 14, 2010
This should be and could be a really fun and entertaining, silly movie and it isn't.
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
June 10, 2010
Killers is a lifeless romantic action comedy that might as well have been concocted in a broken beaker, given the paucity of chemistry between the lead actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
June 10, 2010
There is a potentially rich satirical situation there, as everyone in the couple's dull planned community turn out to be undercover killers. But whatever germ of an idea there is, it's quickly killed by witless writing and migraine-inducing direction.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Brian Miller
L.A. Weekly
June 10, 2010
If you count the number of hairstyles Katherine Heigl wears in this dreary romcom-with-guns, the tally is likely to be four or five. Ashton Kutcher's facial expressions, one.
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David Fear
Time Out
June 9, 2010
For someone so classically handsome, Kutcher is surprisingly anticharismatic as a star. A smarmy grin and looking good while shirtless does not equal screen presence, dude.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
June 7, 2010
Maybe filmmakers should shoot what Ashton's up to off-camera, because not many laughs are making it to the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
June 7, 2010
Bob DeRosa and Ted Griffin wrote the script, whose plummeting one-liners leave no actor unscathed.
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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
June 7, 2010
Bungled rather than flat-out terrible.
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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
June 4, 2010
At a certain point, it actually becomes embarrassing to watch Heigl and Kutcher play at being in love.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
June 4, 2010
There's nobody delivering the laughs in this arid action comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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John Anderson
Newsday
June 4, 2010
The mismatch isn't quite of Justin Bieber-Charlize Theron proportions, but Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl play an oddly disjointed pair of lovers, partners and reluctant assassins in Killers.
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
June 4, 2010
Is it some monstrosity of awfulness, as its lack of advance screening suggested? No, that would imply at least a spark of some kind. This is just an empty summer hodgepodge of stale romantic comedy exchanges, witlessness and lackluster action.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
June 4, 2010
The screenplay has pages I imagine remain only half-filled. Not long after Heigl and Kutcher meet in an elevator, they share this exchange. She: "Huh-huh." He: "Huh." She: "Huuuuuh." This is the language of love for two people coming out of a coma.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
June 4, 2010
Killers leaves Heigl and Kutcher to bicker over issues of trust and betrayal; being in danger causes more problems in their marriage than it resolves. Killers isn't an entertainment, it's a high-speed spat.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
June 4, 2010
Don't tell me I'm making too much out of nothing, because the steady drip-drip-drip of nothings like this are killing us all.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
June 4, 2010
A brain-deadening collision of high concept and low standards.
| Original Score: 0.5/5
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
June 4, 2010
Haven't we seen the oh-my-gosh-my-spouse-is-secretly-an-assassin-but-you-know-a-nice-one routine once too often?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
June 4, 2010
Robert Luketic's bland action comedy focuses on the uninteresting relationship between its two bland main characters, and that's the deadliest thing in sight.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Rob Nelson
Variety
June 4, 2010
Bullets fly and jokes land with a thud.
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
June 4, 2010
The audience is the real victim.