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Watch, Pass, TiVo, or Rent: Seven Pounds

Opening this Friday, Dec. 19, Seven Pounds stars Will Smith as an IRS agent with a secret who "embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers." You can watch the trailer here.

Is this something you'll seek out in the theaters, or rent on DVD? Maybe you'll just wait for Seven Pounds to come on TV someday, or perhaps you'll never, ever see it, not ever.

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californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Rent. It looks too depressing to watch in the theaters.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
I can't wait to see this. Seven Pounds, Benjamin Button, and Marley & Me are my must sees this winter... all the rest can wait till I can rent them.
pargie pargie 8 years
I love Will Smith, but the theatre is to expensive these days. I will wait to rent/watch on demand. I rented his last three movies: I Am Legend, Hancock, and The Pursuit of Happyness. The only one I would have preferred to see at the theatre is I Am Legend, although they all were good. I like to watch slow/sappy/ and feel good movies at home cuddled up on the couch with a blankie.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
lilkimbo you're right.
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
I could be wrong, but I think that's what it is...I will probably still see the movie anyway, but I will most likely wait until it comes out on video. There are way too many movies I want to see right now!
Dana18 Dana18 8 years
OMG, lillimbo you are a genius. Now I must see it to see if you are right. It is all about the acting anyway.
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
POSSIBLE SPOILER Oh, and supposedly, if you add up the weight of the organs, it also equals seven pounds. Although, I question this, because a lot of organs weigh less than a pound. Maybe the heavier ones make up for it. :shrug:
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
POSSIBLE SPOILER I think the "seven pounds" refers to The Merchant of Venice, in which people were required to pay "a pound of flesh" to creditors. I can't really say for sure that this is a spoiler, but I think he kills someone (accidentally) and feels he must atone for it by killing himself and giving his organs to the seven strangers. If you watch the trailer and think about it, it's pretty obvious. (Rosario Dawson's character needs a heart, Woody Harrelson's is blind.) (Unless, of course, this is not what the movie is about.)
CoralAmber CoralAmber 8 years
I dislike sad movies, so I won't see it. I know what is 7 pounds, so I've already guessed the end.
blondie829 blondie829 8 years
i LOVE will smith, so i'll be seeing this and bringing a box of tissues to avoid the ugly cry
misshouston misshouston 8 years
I love me some Will Smith, but nothing I've seen about this movie makes me want to see it. And what's with the title? I get the whole "seven strangers" thing, but why "pounds?"
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i feel like i'm actually going to be let down by a movie that he does for once. i'm just not overly excited about the content of this one ...don't know what to say about that one. if it comes on TV then i guess i'll check it out then - or perhaps netflix it.
Sarana Sarana 8 years
I don't know what this film is about yet but based on the lead I would say pass. I have a huge dislike for Will Smith, he seems so full of himself, ugh!
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 8 years
i'm gonna watch it because i love will smith in comedies and dramas. even if it's not that great a movie it looks like he turns in a great performance.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
I just watched. It was really boring.
wren1 wren1 8 years
I'm intrigued by the trailer. I'm hopefully seeing it this weekend.
outofhere outofhere 8 years
I'm not sure I've ever seen a poll on Sugar that even in all 4 choices!
lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
The trailers I've seen haven't given me any clue what the movie's about. I might rent it on pay-per-view on a boring night.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Love Will Smith, so for the first time in a long time, watch.
Phil Phil 8 years
I'm a Will Smith fan, and I was fascinated after watching the first trailer! I'm definitely seeing this one in the theater. Personally I think Will Smith has done a great job choosing his latest films, edging away from the Men in Blacks and Wild Wild Wests of old to less forgettable, emotionally engaging movies. I don't see him making an exception for Seven Pounds.
suziryder suziryder 8 years
I'm a Will Smith fan :P I'm intruiged by this, but I think I'll wait to read some reviews before deciding to see it in theaters or not... (Going to see a movie in the theaters seems like a luxury these days! Must choose carefully.)
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
I'll add this to my Netflix list. I'm not a Will Smith fan, either, but I wouldn't mind seeing it at home sometime.
amers230 amers230 8 years
yeah, absolutely no interest in seeing this. the last few will smith movies haven't really peaked(sp?) my interest for some reason
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
lol menthadict I'm not a Will Smith fan either. I did,however, just download a screener of this so I'll be watching it later. I already know the secret though.
menthadict menthadict 8 years
I have a policy that I have to see any movie that Will Smith does in theater.
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