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  • Summary: Milo Boyd, a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter, gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife, reporter Nicole Hurly. He thinks all that's ahead is an easy payday, but when Nicole gives him the slip so she can chase a lead on a murder cover-up, Milo realizes that nothing ever goes simply with him and Nicole. The exes continually one-up each other – until they find themselves on the run for their lives. They thought their promise to love, honor and obey was tough – staying alive is going to be a whole lot tougher. (Sony Pictures) Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 31
  2. Negative: 26 out of 31
  1. Reviewed by: Kerry Lengel
    70
    As formula films go, The Bounty Hunter is more enjoyable than most, even if it packs in as many cliches as any.
  2. Try as they might, Nicole and Milo, as they are called in the movie, don't steam. Wispy vapors is about as good as it gets.
  3. We have to take the sexual tension on faith, as with everything in this formulaic glob of a script.
  4. 25
    None of these complaints would matter if The Bounty Hunter possessed even a smidgen of inspired comedy. It doesn't.
  5. 25
    Yes, it's every bit as brainless as the trailers suggest.
  6. 25
    If there's anything to like about The Bounty Hunter, it's Christine Baranski doing a Joan Rivers impersonation.
  7. Reviewed by: Andy Klein
    0
    At points, the film sinks below the level of competent.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 28
  2. Negative: 21 out of 28
  1. Feb 16, 2013
    10
    This is the IDEAL flick for people who are bored of watching Robert De Niro Charles Grodin's scrotummy old faces every Christmas when Midnight Run is on the telly. That was well overdue a remake and the Hollywood guys have delivered in spades. There's a bit of a twist this time tho. The bounty is on a girl and the bounty hunter is her ex boyfriend. You can understand how awkward it's gonna be when they're cuffed together for the duration of the film. Comedy actors Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston positively sizzle throughout... on-screen and off. That's method acting. Expand
  2. DanielS
    Mar 29, 2010
    4
    If you have nothing better to do and you just want to waste time then this movie is great for you. It's not painful to watch like twilight, but it isn't anything like a decent movie. Expand
  3. Nov 8, 2012
    4
    The Bounty Hunter is one of the those films that tries to cross genres and blend different types of humor, but it fails miserably as the jokes fall flat and the action is lame. Expand
  4. Feb 2, 2011
    2
    Jennifer Aniston will be in anything.And i mean anything.She is the only thing that kept me watching this dead end, dreadfully boring film that its only good part is where she grabs her breasts, other than that, the film is pretty terrible Expand
  5. Dec 31, 2011
    1
    Okay The Bounty Hunter is a premise that shouldn't have been put to screen in the first place, but then you got Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston and you think maybe. Then you watch it they have simply no chemistry and the film is so badly written it isn't funny. It isn't bad enough to be good. I give this movie 13%. Expand
  6. Aug 13, 2010
    1
    I have seen my share of bad movies but this one knocks it out of the park big time. I was not entertain people I was bored out of my mind. I ask the same question that my favorite critic Roger Ebert asked. Why was this movie necessary, why was it made. Iâ Expand
  7. FlavioS
    Mar 21, 2010
    0
    Horrible movie, make sure the Razzie Awards voters will make this movie the biggest winner of 2011!

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