May 8

Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review

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“All they have is each other. They’re doomed!” Hot Pursuit

Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review
Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review
Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review
Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review


Hot Pursuit Official Trailer #1 (2015) – Sofia Vergara, Reese Witherspoon Movie HD

On Wednesday, a group of bloggers and our guests were treated to an evening of cocktails, candy, hors d’oeuvres and a preview of the new movie HOT PURSUIT starring Reese Witherspoon as Police Officer Rose Cooper, Sofía Vergara as Daniella Riva, and a host of crazy, comedic characters portraying dirty cops, drug cartel honchos, an armed farmer and a love interest. The basic premise of the movie is that Witherspoon/Cooper, “an uptight and by-the-book cop,” who was assigned to desk duty after running over the local mayor’s son in her small town in Texas, has been given an opportunity to get back into the ranks with a new tough assignment. She is to go with another cop, Officer Jackson, to pick up Sofia/Daniella who plays the wife of, Felipe Riva, a drug dealer/mob boss who has agreed to testify against his drug cartel boss, Vincente Cortez, and place her in protective custody.

“I’m the best chance you have at surviving” Reese Witherspoon (Cooper) to Sofía Vergara (Daniella Riva)

Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review
Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review


Hot Pursuit Official Trailer #2 – Exclusive Intro (2015) – Sofia Vergara, Reese Witherspoon Movie HD

Witherspoon/Cooper arrives at the Riva home to find Sofia/Daniella in tight clothes, sexy, sky-high shoes, and mouthing off about her own plans. Before any real attempt to escort Sofia to safety is made, a couple of masked crooked cops and cartel cronies show up. The ensuing shoot out leaves Felipe and  Officer Jackson dead, and the rest of the movie is one hysterically funny adventure of mishaps, escape attempts and smart one-liners, that would make even the most serious-minded amongst us laugh out loud.  The comedic storyline isn’t quite as linear as one would expect. There are twists and complex turns that change what the film might appear to be; we find out snippets about the key characters as this highly entertaining movie progresses. What do we learn? I’ll save you from all the spoilers, you’d have to watch the movie to find out.  I’ll share a couple of helpful tidbits below though.

More Below!

“Stop treating me like some stupid rookie cop” Reese Witherspoon (Cooper) to Sofía Vergara (Danielle Riva)

Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review
Hot Pursuit: A Movie Review


Hot Pursuit – Official Trailer 2 [HD]

For starters, the dirty cops in pursuit of Cooper and Daniella are small fry compared to the bigger crooked cop she confronts later. The cartel gunmen pursuing them also have a surprise connection to Sofia.  Vincente Cortez, the cartel honcho that the Feds want to prosecute, has a personal beef with Sofia and vise versa. Cortez is a tough guy who isn’t afraid to shoot his opponent anywhere even at a celebratory event. The movie is fast paced, funny and full of great moments that would have you laughing in the theater. Reese and Sofia are well matched in that they are such polar opposites,  you won’t help but love their barbs at each other and their moments of collaboration. Love shows up in the guise of, Randy, a criminal on the lam. He adds a sweet and equally funny touch to the movie and you’d love the exchanges he has with Reese/Cooper. This is an entertaining movie to enjoy with friends on an evening out. It’s worth the over the top laughs, Officer Cooper’s robot-like behavior and police-jargon juxtaposed against Sofia’s sexy mama antics. Go see this one!

Now grab your tickets and head on out to your local theater starting May 8th to see this adorable movie. You can also read more about Hot Pursuit on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Hot Pursuit is a comedy starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (“Walk the Line,” “Wild”) and Sofía Vergara (“Chef,” TV’s “Modern Family”), and filmed under the direction of Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal”). It is a production from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.

Key Cast Credits:

Positive Motivation Tip: Take some time to enjoy other pursuits. Catch a fun/comedic movie, hang out with friends. Life is to be lived.

PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos via Warner Bros

Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
Positive Kismet


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comedy, crooked cops, drug cartel, Entertainment, Hot Pursuit, hot pursuit premiere, Humor, Movie, Movie 2015, movie review, postaday, Reese Witherspoon, Sofia Vergara


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  • I saw the trailer for this and I’m really looking forward to seeing it. I’ve always loved both women and can’t wait to see them together.

  • It seems like these two ladies had a fun time filming this movie. I typically like to see them in more serious roles, however.

  • This definitely sounds like a movie I want to see. I love slap stick comedy and that is what this seems like. I love to laugh!

  • I love Sofia Vergara so I will definitely be seeing this one. It looks really funny.

  • Who in their right mind doesn’t love Reese? Probably something I’ll end up seeing when it’s on Netflix though. I usually go to the movies with my husband and I’m sure he’d pass on this 😉

  • This is going to be such a great movie, I want to watch it. Reese Witherspoon is always great in all movies she plays in. Watching the trailer and putting on my list of movies to see.

  • This movie looks like it will be a good hit. I hope it’s not overly stupid and has a nice even level of comedy.

  • I love Reece Witherspoon! My fiancé even wants to go see this (although I have to believe Sophía Vergara has something to do with that.)

  • This looks like a movie that both my husband and I would enjoy! That rarely happens, lol! Thanks for the review, it sounds like a great date night 🙂

  • I can’t wait to see this film. These two actresses must have an amazing chemistry onscreen.

  • This movie looks hilarious. I cannot wait to see it in the theaters on my next date night with the hubby.

  • A Vergara-Witherspoon pairing is a no-brainer for a funny movie! I can’t wait to watch this during my vacation! 😀

  • I cant wait to see this movie. I was just telling my husband this yesterday .Looks great. Also love that you got to attend that!

  • Hot Pursuit is not only entertaining, but it is also funny. And more so, it is thrilling in the sense that cops are running after these two ladies. I want to see this one when it will be shown in our place. – Gil Camporazo

  • Women as the main characters are really fun to watch. With these two superstars, I think, this movie needs an amazing introduction worldwide. Fernando Lachica

  • Sounds like a great movie to catch with the girls the next time we have a girls-night-out! Thanks for the review!

  • I haven’t caught this film yet… Usually slapsticks are either you like it or you don’t… In this case, no guys to catch my attention 😛

  • Hot Pursuit looks like such a funny movie! I can’t wait to see this with my girlfriends!

  • This is on my list of movies to see this year. I love Reese Witherspoon and the trailer makes this movie look like a fun time.

  • What a fantastic blogger event! I have seen this film advertised but doubt I will get the chance to go to the cinema and watch it – will have to wait for it to come out, sounds like something I would enjoy. Sim

  • This looks like a great movie. I haven’t seen the previews but it sounds right up my alley. Thank you for sharing.

  • This seems like a funny movie. I just watched the trailer and it forced me to think; it’s just like a movie full of laugh and fun.

  • This looks like it might be a pretty funny movie! Reese Witherspoon usually acts in pretty good movies!!

  • It’s the first time I’ve heard of this movie! Where was I all this time, under a rock? Haha. I love both lead actresses, Reese is so funny! The trailer is hilarious, now I can’t wait to see the movie itself! Thanks for the heads up!

  • I saw the trailer of this film a couple of times & I told myself that I am so going to watch this on the big screen – Sofia Vergara has become one of my favorite actresses ever since I saw her in Modern Family. I hope Hot Pursuit is still on next weekend.

  • I would have never thought these two actresses would appear in the same movie. I must admit that I’m not that interested at first glance, BUT I said the same thing about that movie with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy – and I wound up liking it.

  • Looks like a great slap stick comedy. Hope I can get my boy to watch it with me, looking forward to it!

  • this is the first time ive heard of this! i need to see when its out in the uk

  • I thought the movie looks like a funny one, I love Reese Witherspoon. She is pretty funny, I would love to bring my mom to this movie.

  • this looks like it’s going to be pretty funny! but for now there’s so many movies to catch, and so little time. might end up giving this a miss instead because i’m not a huge fan of both ladies….

  • I did not know you also wrote movie reviews. This is in local theaters now, but unfortunately I will not be able to catch it or write about it because I am going out of town. Hope it will still be there when we come home. – Fred

  • I like Resse Witherspoon, but Sophia Vergara drives me up the wall!

  • Not really sure if this movie is shown here. but after reading your review, sounds like it’s a really funny movie!~ Gonna go in and watch if it’s shown here, and laugh to the maximum!

  • Hardly see you review about movie here, the Hot Pursuit is hilarious. I shall catch it in the cinema soon. What a great event for a movie preview, awesome!

  • I love Reese, and I’m sure she is spectacular in this movie. Hope to watch it with hubby this week.

  • Reese is a nice actress though I am not a big fan of either of them but with trailers movie looms brilliant with a good laugh.. surely a good dose of fun ! Hope I can watch this with my family.

  • I’ve been watching Reese Witherspoon for as long as I can remember and she’s one of those actresses that I’ve seen grow up. It’s going to feel different though seeing her in a comedy film, but I guess that just shows how good she is at her craft. She can do any genre.

  • I saw this trailer on the movie, sounds like a fun movie to watch. I might watch it.

  • This is another movie to watch out for. Reese looks old though she’s still reminds me of the blonde movie she starred in before. Hehe. Hoping this movie would screen here in the Philippines too so I can watch it with a friend.

  • Reese Witherspoon is worth a watch, it’s been years since I’ve never seen her in the big screen. Looking forward on watching this one.

  • This looks like it will be funny. I hadn’t heart of it till your post but I’m sure I’ll see commercials for it very soon.

  • Such a good movie! I saw an early screening and got to meet Sofia Vergara!

  • I hadn’t heard about this movie until now. I will be keeping watch for it. I love comedy movies!

  • I love Reese Witherspoon! Will definitely try and watch this in the cinemas! It’s already been a while since I went to the movies anyway. 😀

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