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Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)



Critic Consensus: Although this action-romance suffers from weak writing and one too many explosions, the chemistry generated by onscreen couple Pitt and Jolie is palpable enough to make this a thoroughly enjoyable summer action flick.

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John and Jane Smith are an ordinary suburban couple with an ordinary, lifeless suburban marriage. But each of them has a secret: They are legendary assassins working for competing organizations. When the truth comes out, John and Jane end up in each other's cross-hairs.

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Brad Pitt
as John Smith
Angelina Jolie
as Jane Smith
Adam Brody
as Benjamin Diaz
Chris Weitz
as Martin Coleman
Rachael Huntley
as Suzy Coleman
Stephanie March
as Julie (Associate No. 1)
Jennifer Morrison
as Jade (Associate No. 2)
Theresa Barrera
as Janet (Associate No. 3)
Perrey Reeves
as Jessie (Associate No. 4)
Melanie Tolbert
as Jamie (Associate No. 5)
Jerry T. Adams
as Guard (Bull)
Elijah Alexander
as Marco Racin
Lauryn Alvarez
as Coleman Kid No. 2
Burke Armstrong
as Restaurant Patron
Ron Bottitta
as P.J. (Dive Bar Patron No. 2)
Miguel Angel Caballero
as Bellboy (Bogota)
Victor A. Chapa
as American Hotel Manager
Maree Cheatham
as Father's Secretary
Laine Collins
as Eddie's Waitress
Noah Dahl
as Coleman Kid No. 1
Chris Daniels
as Mailman Assassin
Patrika Darbo
as 50's Woman
Jennifer DeMille
as Breakfast Diner Waitress
Keith Diorio
as Salsa Dancer No. 2
Sabi Dorr
as Bodyguard No. 3
Greg Ellis
as Mickey (Dive Bar Patron No. 1)
David Escobedo
as Americana Hotel Bartender
Kaela Freeman
as Neighborhood Girl
Megan Gallagher
as 40's Woman
Jessica Hedden
as Hopskotch Girl No. 2
Katherine Herzer
as Hopskotch Girl No. 1
Nigel Hudson
as Boxing Sparring Partner
Ravil Isyanov
as Curtis (Dive Bar Patron No. 4)
Stephanie Ittleson
as Party Guest
Mark Ivanir
as Patron (Dive Bar)
Benton Jennings
as Maitre D'
Christian Jensen
as Restaurant Waiter
Simon Kinberg
as Investment Banker No. 1
Peter Lavin
as Leroy (Dive Bar Patron No. 3)
Deren LeRoy
as Doorman
Sean Mahon
as Lucky (Dive Bar Patron No. 5)
Kevin Makely
as Hotel Doorman
Mike McCaul
as Bill the Neighbor
Derek Medina
as Policia No. 2
Will James Moore
as House Assassin No. 1
Joel Munoz
as Policia No. 1
Mark Newsom
as Guard No. 1
Richie Orleans
as Policia No. 4
Jordan Osher
as House Assassin No. 2
Edward Padilla
as Colombian Military Officer
Luis Racer
as Policia No. 3
Liz Ramos
as Salsa Dancer No. 1
Leonard Robinson
as Watchguard
Felix A. Ruiz
as Vocalist
Sam Sabbah
as Bodyguard No. 1
Kim Schioldan
as Bartender (Dive Bar)
Ty Sharp
as Towncar Driver
Jimmy Shubert
as Ancient Barker
Hannah Von Kanel
as Hopskotch Girl No. 3
Ali Marsh
as Mom No. 1
Kim Winther
as Mr. Smith's Father
Michael Winther
as Investment Banker No. 2
Michael-John Wolfe
as Bartender (Coleman House)
Jeff Yagher
as 40's Man
Carol Mack
as Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Mr. & Mrs. Smith

All Critics (215) | Top Critics (55)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hardly qualify as a latter-day William Powell and Myrna Loy, but they handle the Nick and Nora Charles-style zingers with enough snap that you can generally tell they're zingers.

October 18, 2008 | Full Review…
Top Critic

As Jane and John Smith, Jolie and Pitt hit their movie-star stride. They complete each other.

November 1, 2007 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Mr. & Mrs. Smith works on almost every level and against all odds.

May 12, 2006

The couple's dark, deadpan banter is amusing, particularly during a car chase in which they rapidly exchange some home truths. But there's a coldness to their characters that is never resolved.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

What sounds in principle like a pitch for a TV pilot instead plays like an old-fashioned romantic comedy with updated hardware.

September 26, 2005
Top Critic

Less like therapy and more like good ol' fashioned domestic -- and audience -- abuse.

July 8, 2005 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Loads of charisma as Brad and Angelina play assassins ala James Bond who have happened to've married each other. Lots of action shootouts interspersed with quippy dialogue exchanges by the bickering but in love couple. Fun.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


This is what happens when you try to combine action and romantic comedy without any idea how. The humor is irritating and the story has no actual conclusion, finishing on a completely unsatisfying note. Still, the chemistry between Pitt and Jolie saves it from being a disaster.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


If you're curious about the film that broke up the biggest power couple of the nineties, then veer from this film. There may be one or two passionate embraces, but for the most part, this is a dispassionate and contrived film. The two lovebirds play a married couple in this film, though it's debatable about how well their chemistry works onscreen. Between the cluttered script, the lack of comedy, and the banal sex scenes that pile up whenever and wherever, this film faces a plethora of problems. It's trying to be a lot of different things and always seems to fail at what it's trying to be. This can be easily figured by the fact that the script was handled by several dozen people, and that many cooks in the kitchen isn't going to yield a good result. Most of the time it's trying to be a spy thriller, or at least I think that's what it's trying to accomplish with its implausible and invisible villains and over the top shootouts. Most of the time these scenes are underwhelming or simply staged incorrectly. This could be forgiven if there was a sufficient balance of action and comedy. The comedic sidekick to Brad Pitt's character is Vince Vaughan, who doesn't do anything but gibber away in the background and yell at his disembodied mother. Not even the premise seems to be clever, because there barely is one. The married couple take forever to figure out each other's secret, and the audience isn't even aware of it until twenty minutes in. Their squabbling is mostly pretty adolescence except for one huge fight scene that does lend to creative instincts. The ending is one big "screw you" to the audience, as there isn't even a climax to contend with. The only thing ending the film is a running joke, which certainly isn't funny at the very end. It's just sickening to watch something so shoddily put together, and which obviously made a lot of money thanks to people's curiosity about Brangelina.

Spencer S.
Spencer S.

Super Reviewer

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