Mr. Right Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Mr. Right

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    MA15+: Strong violence and coarse language.

  • The pitch:

    That was fun-ish.

  • Starring:

    Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Tim Roth, James Ransone, Anson Mount, Michael Eklund, RZA

  • Directed by:

    Paco Cabezas

  • Running time:

    95 minutes

  • Rated:

    MA15+ (Australia), 15 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE:

    People are shot, tasered, kicked, punched, stabbed, handcuffed, dragged, kidnapped, hit with objects, bludgeoned, roundhouse kicked, bumped into, spat on, arm-snapped, shoved, elbowed, smacked, slapped, head-rammed, kneed, bound/gagged, pursued, bitten, throat-grabbed, tackled, handcuffed, rammed against a wall. A man falls down stairs. Objects thrown, shot, knocked over. Story heard of bullying kid, crushing a small animal. Fistfighting, Mexican standoffs. Roaring, screaming. Killing husband, scratch face off, choke a goat, waterboarding, cut head off, Serbian war zone, World War II, duck hunting, blew up a building, suicide mentioned. Blood/gore: Dead bodies. Victim wrapped in plastic/thrown from a bridge. Bloody faces/chest/heads/arm/noses/lips/clothing/cuts/scratches/grazes/objects/wounds. Blood spatter, spitting blood, pooled/smeared blood. Scar, bruising, bandage. Knives seen protruding from throat/bottom/foot areas. Cancer, brain damage mentioned.

  • SEX/NUDITY:

    A cheating couple are caught during foreplay. Couple in bed together (sex implied), couple in shower together. Kissing, flirting, caressing, leg-squeezing. Woman in lingerie, skimpy clothing. Infidelity. Rack of condoms. Threesome proposed. Fisting, showing boobs/bodies, fake pregnancy claim, being naked, casual sex, gays, homophobia, pervert mentioned.

  • VICES/DRUG USE:

    A character rolls a marijuana joint. Alcohol (wine, spirits, beer, cocktails). Bar, club settings. Intoxication. Drugs, heroin, crackheads, cokehead, dose you up mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE:

    C-word, f-words, s-words, a-words, b*tch. Name-calling. Slang for genitals and bodily functions. Derogatory terms for women. [Being] racist mentioned. Religious exclamations (Jesus Christ, what the hell?, God etc).

  • THEMES:

    Romance, hitmen, infidelity, relationship rebounds, reflexes, dancing, New Orleans, anger management, redemption, brothers, contract killing, fratricide, normality.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS:

    Relationship breakup. Cats. Nose-picking, spitting. Lightning (opening titles), bright camera flashes. Frying fish, eating hot dogs, roasted animals/drying fish seen in marketplace. Animal skull on wall, animal skin rug on sofa, stuffed animal on desk. Urination mentioned.

  • CRITICS LIKE:

    Screwball, violent, funny, crowd-pleasing, fizzy, cute, bouncy, quirky, oddball, bloody, high-danger, diverting, bright, fast-paced, fun. Wonderful/delightful/adorable chemistry between leads, efficient cast, clever banter, bouyant pop tunes, flashy editing, wacky costume design, has some amusing charm, RZA gets the best line.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE:

    Thin, dumb, forgettable, peculiar, broad, one-dimensional, lazy, sloppy, hackneyed. Forced cleverness, silly story, cheesy dialogue, garish/desperate action, some mind-numbing/nonsensical sequences, uneven sound mixing, Tim Roth has a terrible southern accent, plays like a watered down Leonard/Demme/Tarantino film, mildly offensive.

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