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A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

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When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful illegal arms dealers, and foil his treacherous plans for the plane. Written by Anonymous

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Espionage with attitude. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$172,077 (Japan) (25 April 2003)

Gross:

$172,077 (Japan) (25 April 2003)
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Malcolm McDowell's character's palace is actually the Hungarian Royal Palace, sometimes called Buda Castle, which had been home to generations of Hungarian royalty for centuries. See more »

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A nuclear warhead would not float and so could not be used as a flotation device. It's obvious that the "nuclear" device is just an empty plastic barrel with Russian wording on the side. See more »

Quotes

Carlos: You called, Edna? You are a vision as always. Ah, Hello, Alex.
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This teaming could've been funnier
21 October 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Every ten years or so, a comedy comes along that redefines Movie Comedy. Police Academy, Coming To America, Wayne's World & Austin Powers are some recent examples. This isn't another one.

It's fair to say I hadn't been as excited about the pairing of Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson since Pacino and DeNiro in "Heat". The movie seemed to have all the ingredients, but an ordinary script and the "max factor" of Kelly Robinson made sure this movie never reached it's potential. Don't get me wrong, there's a few gems, most notably when Eddie's character helps Owen pick up a woman and when the two have a brilliant heart-to-heart in a sewer. Unfortunately there's not enough of these moments and we're left wanting more. Still worth seeing though.


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