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Get Smart (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  20 June 2008 (USA)
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A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.

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American Maxwell Smart works for a Government spy agency in an administrative capacity. When the agency's head office is attacked, the Chief decides to assign Maxwell as a spy and partners him with sexy Agent 99, much to her chagrin. The duo nevertheless set off to combat their attackers by first parachuting off an airplane and landing in Russian territory - followed closely by an over seven feet tall, 400 pound goon, known simply as Dalip. The duo, handicapped by Maxwell's antics, will eventually have their identities compromised, and may be chalked up as casualties, while back in America their attackers have already planted a bomb that is set-up to explode in a concert. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Saving The World. And Loving It. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some rude humor, action violence and language | See all certifications »

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20 June 2008 (USA)  »

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El superagente 86  »

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Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$38,683,480 (USA) (20 June 2008)

Gross:

$130,313,314 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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Trivia

Will Ferrell was briefly cast as Maxwell Smart before dropping out. See more »

Goofs

When Max smashes Shtarker's face against the retinal scanner, you can see soft material compress as he hits it. Some simple retinal scanners (in real life) are ringed with softer material to protect the skin and the machine itself, which does compress. It is likely that this particular scanner was one of these, therefore the compression is not a mistake. See more »

Quotes

Siegfried: How do I know you're not Control?
Maxwell Smart: If I were Control, you'd already be dead.
Siegfried: If you were Control, you'd already be dead.
Maxwell Smart: Neither of us is dead, so I am obviously not from Control.
Shtarker: That actually makes sense.
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The Warner Bros logo is a lock on CONTROL vault doors, which opens up and let the doors swing open. See more »

Connections

References Get Smart: Hubert's Unfinished Symphony (1966) See more »

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Get Smart Theme
Written by Irving Szathmary
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Get REAL Smart-Don't Waste Good Money on This Drivel
4 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yet another TV show becomes a movie. Steve {The Office} Carell plays dimwitted agent Maxwell Smart in a movie that's so bad, it makes the worst movie you ever saw become the second worst movie you ever saw. The seventh rate story- if you can call it that has a megalomaniac trying to take over the world. It is so unfunny, it is absolutely pathetic. About the only thing Anne Hathaway does as agent 99 is look good-she seems incapable of doing anything else. Bill Murray has the fine sense to limit his screen time to about 90 seconds, and a few faces from the TV series turn up in very small roles. Movie is supposed to be part thriller and part action film. It is neither. Even though I really was not a fan of the TV series, at least it was light years ahead of this piece of -hit. All this does is drag it through the dirt and cheapen whatever good memories we had of it. Thank God Don Adams is not here to see it. Keep it up Hollywood! Keep making crappy movies like this and keep sendin 'em to the multiplexes on a weekly basis. No wonder the film industry is going down the tubes. This movie is so rotten, it's NOT even good for laughs. If this movie were a newspaper, it could be used to line the bottom of a bird cage. There is absolutely no reason to see this movie. A root canal is more enjoyable than this.! Rating- zero minus five stars. Unless you are a Masochist, STAY AWAY. Better still, do what the title says- Get Smart and save your nine bucks. You will be able to buy about 2 gallons of gas with it. Put it in your car and be thankful you did not waste it going to a multiplex to see this bomb!


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