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

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25 March 2005 (USA)  »

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D.E.B.S. - Espias em Acção  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$96,793 (USA) (8 April 2005)
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On the day the scene when the DEBS are arriving at the bank was shot, the temperature was 100 Fahrenheit, which explains why the girls are sweating so much. See more »

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Mrs. Peatree: This is not the Girl Scouts, this is espionage!
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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
Written by Gillian Gilbert (as Gillian Lesley Gilbert), Peter Hook, Stephen Morris,
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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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