When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
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
To hear the performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's 9th, Siegfried tunes the car radio to 91.5 FM. This is the frequency for KUSC, the Classical Music Station in Los Angeles. See more »
In the freefall scene out of the airliner, the character is shown deploying a reserve parachute. In actuality, the canopy that is deployed is not a reserve (or secondary) parachute, but is in fact a main (or primary) parachute. Reserve parachutes have what are called a "free-bag" system. When the parachute deploys, the bag that contains it, and the small pilot chute that pulls it out of the container, separate completely from the canopy. The pilot chute and bag remain attached to the parachute if it is a main canopy, which is what is happens in the scene. See more »
[when he hears he is promoted to Agent 86]
The cone please...
[he walks to a corner of the safe room and screams:]
Oooh, I am so happy. This is the best day of my life!
You didn't push the button hard enough.
So you all heard me... right.
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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 »
Get Smart should be titled Get Stupid. There is not one funny line or gag in the entire film. This film is so bad it makes the Austin Powers films look Shakespearean. A few more films like this and Steve Carell can kiss his career goodbye. As for Anne Hathaway, what is she doing in this film? She's a good actress but is just plain terrible.
The writing is pathetically lame. There is not one funny, clever, or witty line. There is not one good sight gag.
The directing is terrible. Comedy relies on timing. Someone should tell the director that. Every line that is supposed to be funny (and isn't) is delivered with absolutely the worst sense of comic timing I've ever seen.
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