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I Spy (2002)

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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$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,752,803, 3 November 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,105,600, 8 December 2002
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The headline about boxer Kelly Robinson (Eddie Murphy) that ran on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated' magazine read: "Robinson "K.O.'s" The Blade". See more »

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The tape on Kelly's left hand appears and disappears between shots after the fight on the bridge. See more »

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Alexander Scott: [to Kelly] It's like you're a double-agent! It's like you're working *against* me!
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Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: I Spy (2015) See more »

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You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)
Written by Willie Cobbs and Bo Diddley (as Ellas McDaniel)
Performed by Dawn Penn
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Better than I'd heard--- Wilson, Murphy, and Jannsen get to shine and dazzle us in the movie's second half
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A lot better than I expected! I'd read dreadful reviews, and while I clearly see the bases of the critics' points (I try to only read good critics, critics with useful insights), I must confess I wound up liking the movie.

The first 45 minutes or so was pretty lame--- slow, awkward, annoying. But the it picked up steam, and allowed Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson (my two favorite actors, for real) to be their charming and weird selves. And that Famke Jannsen--- Wow! Those Dutch folks grow some hot babes! At least, I think she was Dutch, once??? Whatever--- she's VERY sexy, charming, intelligent, and graceful. All 3 of these folks were largely very watchable.


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