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SPY WHO DUMPED ME, THE

SYNOPSIS:
Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon) are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Review by Louise Keller:
The European locations are gorgeous, the action relentless and the combo of Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon has a nice vibe. Itís a buddy movie that relies on the relationship between Kunis and Saturday Night Liveís McKinnon; the graphic violence amid the comedy is a surprise.

'Do you want to die having never been to Europe or do you want to go to Europe and die having been to Europe?' It's a funny line and needless to say, Audrey (Kunis) and her best friend Morgan (McKinnon) find their way to Vienna, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Budapest and Prague. Spy spoofs are a genre of their own (remember Melissa McCarthy in Spy?) and here, the girls join forces in this combo of action, laughs and silliness.

Justin Theroux plays the spy ex-boyfriend, explaining 'Some bad people are after me; now they're after you!' Watch for the running gag in which Morgan constantly calls her parents in the midst of one crisis after another.

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Unfavourable: 0
Mixed: 1

SPY WHO DUMPED ME, THE (MA15+)
(US/Canada, 2018)

CAST: Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Sam Heughan, Gillian Anderson, Ivanna Sakhno, Fred Melamed, Jane Curtin, Paul Reiser.

PRODUCER: Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins

DIRECTOR: Susanna Fogel

SCRIPT: Susanna Fogel, David Iserson.

CINEMATOGRAPHER: Barry Peterson

EDITOR: Jonathan Schwartz

MUSIC: Tyler Bates

PRODUCTION DESIGN: Marc Homes

RUNNING TIME: 117 minutes

AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTOR: Roadshow

AUSTRALIAN RELEASE: August 9, 2018







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