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Johnny Depp in THE TOURIST Movie Review 2010

Updated on October 14, 2014
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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.

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"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

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.

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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.

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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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    • TransplantedSoul profile image

      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      I have loved Depp in almost all of the movies he's made. He chooses well.

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      DougHouse 6 years ago

      Seen the movie, still kept playing in my head..probably coz I am in love with that movie..or rather..i feel the love in that movie.....i quiet didn't agree with the review of that guy though, Jeremy Jhans..hmnnn...I love the lines...

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      Tony Payne 7 years ago from Southampton, UK

      I didn't know much about this movie, but now I want to see it. Angeline Jolie just looks stunning. She gets more beautiful with every year, but it looks like she has acquired that Sophia Loren / Gina Lolobrigida look in this movie. It's worth watching just for her. Lensrolled to and featured on my Angelina Jolie Movies And Collectibles lens, and a Blessing coming your way too.

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      TopMovieSoundtr 7 years ago

      How was Venice? I'm living in Rome right now through March 2011.

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      Moe Wood 7 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      I'm interested but I'll probably rent.

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      religions7 7 years ago

      Something else we have in common I guess... I too am a huge Johnny Dep fan. I mean - he's beautiful (won't use cute for this guy) as well as a great actor. I do mean one of the absolute best. And funny too. What more can you want in a movie star? Will definitely be putting this on my must-have DVD list.

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      tandemonimom lm 7 years ago

      Johnny Depp ... need we say more?

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      Sounds like this will be a great one to see after Christmas shopping one day!

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      Susan Deppner 7 years ago from Arkansas USA

      This looks like my kind of movie. I enjoy this type of suspense, a bit of romance, and a couple of very "pretty" faces! Love the Venice setting, too. And I want Angelina's wardrobe! (Not sure what I'd do with it, but just sayin'.)