Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 2005 romantic action comedy film, directed by Doug Liman and written by Simon Kinberg. The original music score was composed by John Powell. The film stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as a bored married couple who learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other. A novelisation of the film was written by Cathy East Dubowski. The German DVD release of Mr. & Mrs. Smith garnered worldwide controversy when code exhibiting the characteristics of a rootkit was found on the disk.