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Spy Kids (2001)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  30 March 2001 (USA)
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The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

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Gregorio and Ingrid are the two greatest secret agents the world has ever known: masters of disguise, mavens of invention, able to stop wars before they even start. Working for separate countries, they are sent to eliminate their most dangerous enemy...each other. But in an exotic corner of the world when they finally come face to face, they fall in love instead and embark on the most dangerous mission they have ever faced: raising a family. Now nine years later, after their retirement, having exchanged the adventure of espionage for parenthood, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez are called back in to action. When their former colleagues, the world's most formidable spies, start disappearing one by one, the Cortez's are forced to take on techno-wizard Fegan Floop and his evil, egg-headed sidekick, Minion. But when the unthinkable happens and they too disappear, unfortunately there are only two people in the world who can rescue them...their kids. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Real Spies... only smaller


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Rated PG for action sequences | See all certifications »

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30 March 2001 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$137,939 (Italy) (24 August 2001)

Gross:

$112,692,062 (USA) (21 September 2001)
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Robert Rodriguez:  [Actors]  Danny Trejo's characters in Rodriguez films are usually named after a type of knife. Here he plays Isador "Machete" Cortez. See more »

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As Ingrid agonizes over whether or not to proceed with her wedding, she knocks the head off an ice swan sculpture. She replaces it at an odd angle. A moment later the swan head is perfectly straight again. See more »

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Gregorio Cortez: Remind me to raise their allowance!
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Good movie but I think Robert could do better!!!!
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"Spy Kids" was a big kids hit! I thought it was pretty cool that there are these two kids Carmen and Juni Cortez who have to save their parents from danger. But I think it could have been better. I didn't really like how they showed how Carmen and Juni's parents got married because seriously, lets get on with the movie!!! But I LOVED the cast. Alexa Vega, i thought was the best one in the cast! She is a great teenage actress and should go really far in the Hollywood movie making business. Daryl Sabara was so cute playing Juni and should go far as well. There was Also Antonio Banderas, and it was an okay movie, not the best, but i expected better.


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