This Means War

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All’s fair in love and war for two US government spies with their hearts set on the same woman in the action-packed comedy This Means War.

The film opens with a fast-paced action sequence in Hong Kong, where agents FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are on assignment to apprehend crimelord Heinrich (Til Schweiger).

Instructions from their boss Collins (Angela Bassett) to be discreet are gleefully ignored, leading to a high-profile shootout.

The buddies return to HQ to face the music.

To lighten the mood, ladies’ man FDR helps shy and gallant Tuck to dip his toes back into the dating pool by creating a flattering profile for his friend on a relationships website.

Soon after, Tuck accepts a first date with Lauren (Reese Witherspoon), a beautiful consumer testing manager, who is recovering from a break-up from her sweetheart (Warren Christie).

Tuck is instantly smitten.

Soon after the date, FDR also encounters Lauren and he falls for her acidic wit.

Armed with a dazzling array of high-tech gadgetry, FDR and Tuck compete against each other to win Lauren’s heart, leaving her to decide who is the man for her.

This Means War is showing at the Odeon Kettering today at 1.30pm, 4pm, 6.30pm and 9pm.