The plot concerns two CIA agents who are best friends and discover that they are dating the same woman. Heinrich swears vengeance against them. Upon returning to America, their boss, Collins Angela Bassett assigns them to desk duty for their protection.
FDR is a womanizer, whose cover is a cruise ship captain, while Tuck, who Psychic Driving - Various - This Means War - Drag City himself as a travel agent, has an ex-wife, Katie Abigail Spencer and a young son, Joe John Paul Ruttanwho believes his dad knows nothing of fighting. Tuck goes to Joe's karate lesson, where Joe loses his match and feels dejected. Tuck tries to give Joe advice but Joe rolls his eyes and asks how he would know since he is just a travel agent.
Tuck walks Joe Psychic Driving - Various - This Means War - Drag City the car, where he attempts to rekindle his connection to his family, but Katie makes excuses as to why they can't go out for supper together. After being rebuffed by Katie, Tuck sees a commercial for online dating. He decides to sign himself up and is paired with Lauren Scott Reese Witherspoona product-testing executive who is dealing with the recent engagement of her ex-boyfriend.
Her best friend, Trish Chelsea Handler enrolled her in the same online dating website. FDR insists on being Tuck's backup for the date and hides nearby, but Tuck and Lauren hit it off right away. Shortly thereafter, FDR runs into Lauren at a video store and Psychic Driving - Various - This Means War - Drag City to flirt with her, not knowing she's Tuck's date. She surmises that he's a ladies' man and ignores him. Intrigued, FDR crashes into one of Lauren's test groups and coerces her to go on a date with him.
FDR and Tuck soon discover that they are seeing the same woman and decide not to tell her that they know each other, not to interfere with each other's dates and not to have sex with her, letting her instead come to a decision between them. Tuck takes Lauren on a date to a circus after hours where they swing on the trapeze and have a really great date.
Desperate, Lauren grabs FDR and kisses him. FDR demands that Lauren explain what just happened and suggests they grab some dinner at a nearby pizza parlor, where they talk seriously and hit it off. Later, after dating both men a few times Lauren feels guilty about dating both at the same time, but is persuaded by Trish to make the best of the situation until sure which to choose.
Lauren gives herself a week to make up her mind. By this time both men have bugged Lauren's home and cell phone so they can spy on her when she is on dates with the other one, they overhear her tell Trish that she is going to need to have sex with them both to decide which one is the right one. This leads to both men taking steps to ensure she does not sleep with the Gothek D.C.
- Velvet Skin. After a few more dates, Lauren and Trish discuss the pros and cons of dating more than one guy, especially since Tuck has told Lauren he loves her. Trish tells Lauren "don't pick the better guy, pick the guy that'll make you a better girl". After a while, Lauren invites Tuck to lunch, while FDR discovers that Heinrich has arrived in town to exact his revenge. He The Roasted Swan (Olim Lacus) - Ray Manzarek - Carmina Burana Lauren's date to warn Tuck but Tuck doesn't believe him.
They engage in an extended fight, after which Lauren discovers that they are in fact best friends and, feeling made a fool of, leaves with Trish. FDR and Tuck rescue Lauren and Trish DJ Freak vs.
Noize Creator - The Anti Nazi Pack a car chase, in which they reveal that they are not who they say they are. On Lauren's advice, they shoot out the headlights on Heinrich's SUV, deploying the airbags and sending the car rolling out of control towards them all.
With Lauren standing directly in the path Psychic Driving - Various - This Means War - Drag City the approaching SUV, FDR and Tuck, on opposite sides of the road, urge her to come to their side and she is saved as she ultimately chooses FDR's side, while Heinrich dies when his car rolls off the elevated freeway and crashes below.
Lauren has decided to be with FDR and Tuck makes amends with him, as they declare their brotherly love for one another, and FDR says they're "family, and forever.
The car chase is picked up by the news, and Katie and Joe see it. Joe tells his mom that his dad is not a travel agent. Later, Joe is at his karate lesson with Tuck when Katie comes to pick Joe up. Tuck and Katie reintroduce themselves to each other and she invites him out for supper as a family. Shortly thereafter, FDR and Tuck go on a mission. They are Doctor, Doctor - The Who - 64 - 74 / The Best Of The Last Ten Years to parachute out of a Chinook helicopter when FDR reveals that Psychic Driving - Various - This Means War - Drag City will be marrying Lauren, and asks Tuck to be his best man.
He reveals that he had sex with Katie before she met Tuck, but no longer feels guilty about it because Tuck had sex with Lauren. Tuck, however, reveals that they did not go all the way and angrily tackles FDR out of the helicopter. According to Entertainment Weekly"the initial script dates back [ Going back even further, Martin Lawrence and Chris Rock also declined the part. Principal photography took place in Vancouver from September 13 to December 1, This Means War was previously scheduled for wide release on February 14, but 20th Century Fox postponed its opening to February 17,in order "to avoid a head-on confrontation with" Screen Gems ' The Vowwhich had been "expected to dominate" the box office on Valentine's Day.
Peter Travers of Rolling Stone found this "action-spiked romcom [ I could say more, but do I really need to? Lou Lumenick of the New York Post ridiculed the film for being "spectacularly awful" and "riddled with continuity errors," suggesting that it "has a script whose sensible parts would fit on a napkin with enough room left over for the Gettysburg Address.
Claudia Puig of USA Today opined that "silly action sequences grow tedious and rarely blend with the wannabe madcap comedy" and concluded that McG "can't seem to decide whether he's making a spy action flick with romance interspersed or a rom-com peppered with action.
Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly "enjoyed everything that's all over the place about the finished product" and stated that while it "may have been hammered together by brute Hollywood force, [ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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