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D.E.B.S. (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Romance | 25 March 2005 (USA)
Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

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Storyline

Recruited by the U.S. government for their unique ability to lie, cheat and fight, Amy, Max, Janet and Dominique join an underground academy of secret agents known only as D.E.B.S. These crime fighting hotties set out to save the world and keep their lipstick perfectly applied while doing so. Now the girls must combine their skills for their most important mission- to capture vexing vixen Lucy Diamond, the deadliest criminal the world has ever known. When D.E.B.S. star player, Amy, falls for Lucy, chaos erupts and the D.E.B.S. loyalty is put to the test. Written by D.E.B.S. Official Site

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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25 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

D.E.B.S. - Espias em Acção  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$56,448 (USA) (25 March 2005)

Gross:

$96,793 (USA) (8 April 2005)
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Trivia

After everything was filmed both actresses Sara Foster and Jordana Brewster had to come back to film the 'sex' scene again. Director Angela Robinson thought the first one wasn't convincing enough. Strangely, in the end the director used the first version. The 'hotter' sex scene can be found as a deleted scene on the DVD. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning, as Lucy is running from the restaurant, Amy is in pursuit. They both end up running down a long Y-shaped corridor towards the exit, where they bump into each other. After their exchange and Lucy's escape, however, when the other girls reach Amy and the camera pans back, they are clearly not in the same corridor, as a third passage through the giant boxes and barrels behind the girls has suddenly appeared. See more »

Quotes

Dominique: You're not as boring as I thought. But you're not as bright, either.
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The "Spiral S" in the opening Screen Gems logo (in the international release) changes from its usual blue to a plaid pattern. See more »

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Temptation
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Sexy babes with a sincere love story
18 June 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I have to admit, I really enjoyed this film. It's a tongue-in-cheek parody of the Charlie's Angels format with good laughs, yet it breaks away from that formula in interesting ways.

First of all, it's pretty racy as far as the revealing uniforms are concerned, so much so it takes you off guard at first.

However, what really shocked me was the well written lesbian love story. At first I reacted in typical guy fashion of: 'Alright! Two chicks going at it', but as you watch the story develop you sense something you don't often see in parody flicks. There's real chemistry here.

I don't know if it was great directing or acting, probably a combination of both, but there were some genuine emotional moments between the two love torn characters -- they were really connecting. It wasn't just a sex thing, but more a real substance, to the point where I found myself rooting for them to finally get together. You'll have to see the movie to find out.

Jimmi Simpson should be mentioned here. I swear I've seen him before, but can't remember where. Point is, his comic timing was flawless and there wasn't a line I didn't laugh on. Maybe I just liked his character… or maybe we're going to see a lot more of him in the future.

All in all, it's a fun flick -- you'll enjoy it.


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