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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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Storyline

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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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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James Caan, who plays the President, was a good friend and golfing buddy of Don Adams. He also guest-starred in the original Get Smart (1965) television series as Rupert of Rathskeller. See more »

Goofs

Dalip, is supposed to be a Russian Henchman when in fact 'Dalip' is an Indian name and the real life name of the actor. Also, when fighting with Dalip on the roof, Max supposedly speaks in Russian when he says "Main tennu janda ha" which in fact is Punjabi/Haryanvi, the mother tongue of the actor which translates to "I know you". See more »

Quotes

Agent 99: Are you staring at my butt?
Maxwell Smart: No, no, I... I was, but I'm not... I'm staring again.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a movie version of Get Smart (1965)'s intro: a montage of Smart going through various doors to reach CONTROL headquarters. See more »

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Hey Come Over
Written by Ludvig Andersson
Performed by Ella Rouge
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mediocre
6 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

This movie made me laugh out loud on a few occasions. But between the laughs, which were few and far between, there wasn't a how lot in the way of entertainment. I enjoyed the reruns of the show as a child but Steve Carell doesn't so much take on the Max Smart role as much as he just changes the name of his Michael character from the "Office". Don't get me wrong I'm a huge "Office" fan and if this was "Office" the movie I'd be the first one in line, but this was suppose to be Get Smart. I was expecting a much more arrogant and pompous portrayal as was the classic Maxwell Smart. Overall it isn't a bad viewing if you've got nothing else to do, but don't go out of your way to catch this one.

Logan Lamech www.eloquentbooks.com/LingeringPoets.html


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