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"THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD"
(2021) (Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson) (R)


At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Extreme
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Mild
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Mild
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) Heavy
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Extreme


QUICK TAKE:
Action-Comedy: A disgraced bodyguard helps a woman rescue her hitman husband from a villain who's out to destroy most of Europe.
PLOT:

Having failed at protecting one of his clients in the past, Michael Bryce (RYAN REYNOLDS) is now a disgraced and unlicensed bodyguard who's been instructed by his therapist to take a sabbatical from killing anyone. But that's put to the test when Sonia Kincaid (SALMA HAYEK) shows up and demands that he help her rescue her newly kidnapped, hitman husband, Darius Kincaid (SAMUEL L. JACKSON) -- who was the reason Michael lost his license due to killing his client. She and Michael succeed at freeing Darius, but in doing so an informant working for Interpol agent Bobby O'Neill (FRANK GRILLO) is killed.

O'Neill was using that man to try to find and stop Aristotle Papadopoulos (ANTONIO BANDERAS) who's determined to return Greece as the leading country of Europe by using a device that will destroy most of the European power grid. With his informant now dead, O'Neill orders Michael, Darius, and Sonia to get him the information he needs, all of which puts them in danger, something all three are accustomed to dealing with.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
If they liked the original film, they probably will.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
For strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language, and some sexual content.


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