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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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14 March 2003 (USA)  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,064,317 (USA) (16 March 2003)

Gross:

$47,811,138 (USA) (31 July 2003)
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Trivia

(at around 24 mins) The scene where a girl asks Cody if he is in special placement received heavy backlash from moviegoers, as they felt it was insensitive. An insert in the DVD release apologized for the joke. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 14 mins) When Ronica Miles comes to save Cody Banks, she takes her seat belt off once the flying machine lands. The next time we see her, she is taking her seat belt off again. See more »

Quotes

Cody Banks: What was my mission again?
Natalie Connors: I think you were going to kiss me.
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Connections

Followed by Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

My Way
Written and Performed by Butch Walker
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
Under license from BMG Special Products, Inc.
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8 August 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Agent Cody Banks" sticks Banks (Muniz), a 16 year old high school student and CIA junior agent, in the middle of a 007 plot clone with a nemesis who's out to extort nanobot technology from a good-guy scientist to control the world. Banks' mission is to get close to the scientist's hottie daughter (Duff) so he can...um, save the world. This kid flick has the same kind of high tech stuff, great sets, and production value we come to expect with 007 or MI flicks including martial arts, X-boarding, etc. all built around a teen puppy love story centerpiece. A fun action guy flick for kids which gets moving quick and never slows down. (B)


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