• Released
  • February 17, 2012
  • (Limited Sneak Peek 2/14)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 37 min
  • Action/Adventure
This Means War Synopsis
Two CIA agents turn their deadly skills against one another after both fall for the same woman.
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Critic Ratings


Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
As is true in most buddy pictures, the real love in This Means War is between FDR and Tuck. Pine and Hardy are an odd choice as Men Who...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The film's focus on the contest between the two agents does throw the film off-balance.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Silly action sequences grow tedious and rarely blend with the wannabe madcap comedy.
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Bromance or romance, This Means War feels like something scrawled by enterprising teenagers who developed their concepts of love and...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A trio of appealing actors is trapped in an action-spiked romcom death-sentenced by a lack of humor, heart and a coherent reason for...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's got both a soap opera plotline and a Chuck Norris-load of taxpayer-financed gadgets and gear. It also has Reese Witherspoon in another...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
"War" is depressingly mean-spirited.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
This perfectly dreadful romantic action comedy manages to embarrass its three eminently attractive leading players in every scene, making...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
An ugly, misguided exercise.
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By Ian Buckwalter
With the material they're given, they mostly just seem foolish for showing up to the movie to begin with. Audiences would do well to avoid...
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Amazing! Funny! Don't miss it!

By crashnburnn
I had no idea how much this movie would blow me away. From start to finish it was funny, action-packed, and kept the story flowing at a believable pace. Men and Women can both find something for...

Tom Hardy

By hayley88sky
I could look at and listen to Tom Hardy all day. So, if you like Tom Hardy, you will love this movie. Everyone else is just fine but for me, the reason to see this movie was Tom Hardy. I don't care...

Hoping for a Bromance Sequel.

By CinnTaNo
There were a lot of fun, laugh out loud moments and the few action scenes were pulse pounding. Definitely adult humor. I love Tom Hardy's character Tuck, I wish they would have allowed his character...

Very Funny, and worth the price of admission

By LynnCindy
This was a very entertaining movie, and kept you laughing rhoughout. There was a lot of chemistry on screen, and Reese Witherspoon is just getting better with age... both in her acting and her...

Perfect for couples

By Jblinkey
This movie has action and quirky romance, it's hilarious! My husband walked out and said that this was the best couple movie he's seen in a while....

A Pleasant Surprise

By winnie263
I was very surprised at how entertaining the movie was. My impression after watching the trailers was that it was going to be a chick flick but it was action packed as well. A movie for both sexes....


By Movie_magic4me
I haven't written a review in awhile. Not enough time in the day but I had to here because the critics were so harsh on this flick. I absolutely LOVED this movie. It was funny, cute witty and had a...

Awesome movie!

By trebleclef81
My boyfriend and I saw this movie and both loved it. Lots of action and comedy with some romance. Definitely NOT a chic flick. Go, see, now!...

An Action Filled "May The Best Man Win" Romp With Modern Twists.

By Alon Patterson
It's hard not to look at this cast and think: Were these people carved out of cream cheese or what? Despite their incredibly distracting facial-bone structures, this trio manages to pull off one...

Better than I expected

By oldcarmike
After reading all of the critics reviews I was skeptical about the film but I was pleasantly surprised. The movie is light hearted and fun with Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Reese Witherspoon all turning...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Lackluster action romcom has violence, sexual references.
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