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Agent Cody Banks (2003)

A government agent trains Cody Banks in the ways of covert operations that require younger participants.

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A government agent trains a typical teenager Cody Banks who loves to skateboard, hates math, and feels like a complete idiot around girls, in the ways of covert operations that require younger participants. But Cody's got a secret--he's actually part of a secret teen CIA program. Cody's living every boy's dream life--he can drive like a stunt man, has an incredible arsenal of cool gadgets, and his agency mentor, Ronica Miles, is totally hot. But Cody's training is put to the test when he's sent to pose as a prep school student and befriend fellow teen Natalie Connors in order to gain access to her father--a scientist unknowingly developing a fleet of deadly pair of twisted villains called the nanobots for the evil organization ERIS, which can destroy any carbon or silicon-based substance-to destroy the world's defense systems so he can threaten anyone who opposes him. From runaway cars and high-speed snowboard chases to a spectacular final mountaintop showdown, Cody has to use ... Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for action violence, mild language and some sensual content | See all certifications »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,064,317, 16 March 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$47,811,138, 31 July 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,695,398, 7 November 2003
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Natalie Connors was named after producer Dylan Sellers' daughter Natalie Sellers who asked for Hilary Duff to play the role. The real Natalie has a cameo in the film as well. See more »

Goofs

In several shots we see that Cody Banks is smaller then Ronica Miles and Molay but, in every fight scene, Cody becomes much taller, showing that a double was used. See more »

Quotes

CIA Director: [talking to the other agents] We spent 10 million dollars training this kid; and we did not teach him how to talk to a girl?
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References THX 1138 (1971) See more »

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Fortune and Fame
Written by Eric Tobias
Performed by The K.G.B.
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Fun movie...
14 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

What can I say... It was a fun movie!

Went to see it with my 9 year old and we both enjoyed it a lot. Kind of a bond for younger audiences. Far fetched? Sure... but then so is 007 no?

I especially liked the little humorous details here and there... like the page "Would the driver of a silver Austin Martin please report to..." inside the CIA building (James Bond's car), or Cody's cell phone that rings like Austin Powers video-phone. Pay attention when watching it as the movie is filled with little details and one liners referring to other spy movies.

Was it worth the price of admission? Sure!


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