Rent The Tourist (2010)

3.0 of 5 from 570 ratings
1h 52min
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Synopsis:
When Frank (Johnny Depp) crosses paths with the mysterious and seductive Elise (Angelina Jolie), his holiday takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. When armed assassins chase him from his hotel room in a hail of bullets, Frank begins to understand that he and Elise have been drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse. As the net begins to close around them, Frank soon realizes that to escape with his life, he will have to learn to fight back.... or die.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie
Studio:
Optimum
Genres:
Action & Adventure, Romance, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
25/04/2011
Run Time:
112 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Bringing glamour back
  • Canal chats: Interview
  • Travelling the canals of Venice
  • Action in Venice
  • The gala
  • Interview with the director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
  • Audio commentary with the director
BBFC:
Release Date:
25/04/2011
Run Time:
112 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Bringing glamour back
  • Canal chats: interviews
  • Travelling the canals of Venice
  • Action in Venice
  • The gala
  • Interview with the director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
  • Audio commentary with the director

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Reviews (4) of The Tourist

Great tongue-in-cheek fun - The Tourist review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
19/03/2012

Depp and Jolie are both great actors who are always extremely watchable. This is a light hearted but extremely engaging film - if James Bond had been born female, this might have been the result!

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

So bad I did the ironing instead... - The Tourist review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
04/06/2011

...I would rather have watched repeats of 'Jim Davidson's Generation Game' it was that bad. Still I got my ironing done ... so one good thing came of watching this film.

1 out of 4 members found this review helpful.

5 stars - The Tourist review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
17/07/2011

Great!!

0 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Critic review

The Tourist review by Siva Kumar - Cinema Paradiso

‘The Tourist’ is a romantic thriller flick directed by Von Donnersmarck. Frank (Johnny Depp), an American tourist, meets a mysterious stranger named Elise. Frank is immediately attracted to her and starts his flirtations. Elise is actually sent by a guy named Alexander Pearce to make the rival gang believe that Frank is Pearce. Thus, a cat and mouse game begins which leave Frank on the run.

The main plot of the movie involves various sub plots where Pearce has unfavorable dealings with mobsters. However, the prime importance is given to the romantic scenes brewing between Frank and Elise. The plot is very much predictable and there are no wild twists in it. Some of the scenes like gangsters and police chasing the wrong guy, and romance in between a wild chase are very much clichéd.

The performance by the lead actors as well as the supporting actors is good. Johnny Depp as the American tourist Frank looks quite convincing.

Angelina Jolie plays Elise, the one who is sent to trap Frank. Her expressions add to the mysterious nature of the character she plays. Other major actors Paul Bettany and Timothy Dalton have also done a fabulous job in this movie.

Despite having an ensemble cast, the movie suffers due to bad plot. The story progresses in an interesting way but the whole plot is so predictable. The film also has some interesting fight sequences that are done to perfection. The movie relies heavily on the star cast and they make it entertaining.

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