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Johnny Depp in THE TOURIST Movie Review 2010
The Tourist: Part Romantic Comedy Part Thriller
Right off the top I want you to know that I love most of Johnny Depp's movies so when I hear of a new one, I am always excited. That is not to say that I love every movie that he has done...just that I love the majority of them and that some of Johnny Depp's movies number amongst my favorite movies of all time.
I was, therefore, quite excited to discover The Tourist, the new movie starring both Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. I read on a website that some fans of two of Hollywood's biggest stars are "foaming at the mouth" about this movie and I wouldn't say that I am quite that bad but I am definitely excited about this new movie.
I was doubly excited to discover that I could indulge my love of travelling (albeit armchair travelling) with Johnny Depp. We'll be travelling to Venice, Italy together in The Tourist.
Whether you feel the same way about Johnny Depp, or even Angelina Jolie, or you are simply looking for more information about The Tourist, you will find it righty here, right on this page.
The Tourist is difficult to pin to a certain genre of movie but it could be said that it appears to be a romantic thriller with comic moments. It is the remake of a French movie entitled Anthony Zimmer. On this page, learn a bit more about The Tourist.
"You're part of a plan."
The Tourist (2010) Official Movie Trailer - (The first trailer for The Tourist. Just over two minutes long.)
The Second Trailer For The Tourist - (This one is just over one minute long.)
Fast Facts About The Tourist
- DIRECTOR: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
- STARRING: Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rufus Sewell and Timothy Dalton
- WRITERS: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, Julian Fellowes and Jrme Salle
- ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: December 10, 2010 (North America)
- BLU-RAY AND DVD RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2011
- STUDIO: Sony Pictures
- RUN TIME: 103 minutes
- RATING: PG
The Tourist Story Reviewed in 100 Words or Less
The Tourist follows the story of an American named Frank who has a broken heart and who is visiting Italy. Frank, a sort of ordinary man a math professor, becomes entangled with a elegant and sophisticated English woman named Elise who is trying to fool the individuals who are following her lover. Frank is interested in romance but instead is caught in a 'game.'
I had high, all right, huge expectations of this movie. I do love almost everything that Johnny Depp is in and I love films shot in other countries so Venice earned the movie extra points. However, I will admit I was slightly disappointed. Do not get me wrong, The Tourist is an enjoyable movie but just not the best-ever Johnny Depp movie.
The Tourist Movie Reviews
The first review is a Youtube video from Jeremy Jahns. His reviews are sometimes a little off color; but I appreciate them and, if you don't mind an occasional swear word and off-color reference, you might enjoy them, too.
- The Tourist - Official Site
Read more about Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie & Paul Bettany in THE TOURIST on the official website.
- The Tourist - Movie Review by Mid-Day.com
Mid-day.com says that The Tourist looks like picture postcards...
- The Tourist Movie Review by Monsters and Critics
Monsters and Critics say that this movie is one that Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp fans as well as lovers of Venice and high fashion will want to see but that drama movie lovers will want to pass.
- The Tourist Movie Review by Shockya.com
Shockya.com says that the two main characters are definitely worthy of admiration and that they perfectly complemented each other.
- Movie Review of The Tourist by NYTimes.com
The New York Times says that it takes a pretty big guy to be seen on a screen with Angelina Jolie...
- The Tourist Reviewed by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert says that Jolie was definitely a femme fatale and that there was no questioning the sexuality she exuded and that Depp looked like a math teacher waiting for the bell to ring...
- The Tourist Review by The Movie Mom
The Movie Mom said that this movie, despite its star packed cast, just didn't come together.
What makes YOU want to see The Tourist?
Order Your Copy of The Tourist - Available from Amazon on blu-ray and DVD.
Anthony Zimmer, The Original Movie of The Tourist - (A French movie with English subtitles.)
Anthony Zimmer is a criminal known for laundrying dirty money in France and he has had plastic surgery to avoid being caught by the police in Paris and the mafia from Russia. The only way to catch him is through his mistress. While enroute to Nice, another man in the same type of body size as Zimmer, is chosen by his mistress as a decoy.
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