The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard Trailer

The return of inexplicable sequels is but one part of the general “nature is healing” vibe of the 2021 summer movie season, and the awkwardly titled action comedy Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard fits the bill, unfortunately, quite well. A follow-up to the 2017 film The Hitman’s Bodyguard (even as it loses the word “The” for no good reason), this sequel offers more of the same while being poorly paced and substituting yelling and profanity in place of actual wit or humor. Though it’s still plenty glib and smug, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard doesn’t deliver the goods.

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Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard Teaser

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (I checked; there’s no “The” in the title) has a new teaser, and it is full of explosions, yelling, and jokes that don’t really seem that funny, if I’m being honest. But hey, maybe they’re better in context.

In this follow-up to the surprise 2017 box office hit The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson reunite for some more action-comedy shenanigans, and Salma Hayek gets in on the action as well. Watch the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard teaser below.

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