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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 . . . With difficulty 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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Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,683,480, 22 June 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$130,319,208, 6 November 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$230,685,453, 6 November 2008
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kristin Kreuk, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Rachel McAdams were all considered for the part of Agent 99. See more »

Goofs

When Max is shown going to work, we see him heading directly to the old Smithsonian Castle building. When he then enters the building, it is clearly not the Castle but the Natural History museum, which is across the Mall from the Castle and further west. See more »

Quotes

[the cone of silence isn't working]
Maxwell Smart: Chief, I hit you in the head with a fire extinguisher!
The Chief: No, no, we're not ready yet!
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros logo is a lock on CONTROL vault doors, which opens up and let the doors swing open. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.29 (2008) See more »

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Hey Come Over
Written by Ludvig Andersson
Performed by Ella Rouge
Courtesy of MOBYDICKMUSIC AB
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Mel Brooks in the Audience!--and loves the movie!

I saw a preview of "Get Smart" last week at Warner Brothers, and all my worries about what they would do with the great TV series vanished in the first few moments of the movie as Steve Carell enters Control through the famous doors, and so began one of the most hilarious comedies I have seen in a long time. To my added delight, I recognized Mel Brooks himself sitting in the back row and laughing along with everyone else! What a thrill for me that not only was I seeing an early screening of the movie, but enjoying it with my hero, the co-creator of my favorite TV show of all time. Carell and Hathaway are perfectly matched. They have somehow channeled the essence of Don Adams and Barbara Feldon. Carell is drop-dead funny throughout but especially in a scene in the airplane. We all kept laughing right into the next scene, but my favorite is a dance scene with Carell and 99 that will go down in movie history as a classic. Also, I keep remembering the hilarious scene when a kid in a car tries to call his mom's attention to Carell flying outside across the car window and she testily dismisses him. At the end of the movie there was loud applause. This is a summer blockbuster. P.S. Real fans should stay through the end of the credits because the movie is dedicated to Don Adams and Ed Platt.

P.P.S. I just read the interview with Mel Brooks, and I'm delighted that he loves the movie made from the TV Series. He is certainly the best critic of it, and so it thrilled me, all the good things he said about it, because I felt the same way!


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