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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
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After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special OperationsDivision of Britain's secret intelligence service, MI6, for a mission which will save millions of lives.

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Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a new computer system, which Darrius Sayle has created. He plans to give the new computer systems to every school in the country, but Mr. Blunt has other ideas and Alex must find out what it is. Written by FilmFanUK

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Rule the school. Save the world. See more »


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Rated PG for sequences of action violence and some peril | See all certifications »

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21 July 2006 (UK)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$215,177 (USA) (13 October 2006)

Gross:

$652,526 (USA) (10 November 2006)
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The school scenes were filmed at The Grey Coat Hospital school in Westminster, London, which is actually a girls school. See more »

Goofs

In the scene as Mrs Jones is leading Alex to Mr Blunt's office for the first time, Mrs Jones has a three inch tear visible in the back seam of the upper right arm of her jacket showing her white shirt underneath. This has then disappeared in the next scene where Alex is talking to Mr Blunt. See more »

Quotes

Alex Rider: I get gadgets?
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Featured in Richard & Judy: Episode dated 19 July 2006 (2006) See more »

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Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
Published by Anxious Music/Universal Music Publishing Ltd. and EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
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James Bond. different level
21 February 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

not inspired story. but it is an adaptation.not new special effects. but oldies are goldies. a film like many, many others. Alex Pettyfer charm and his unrealistic experiences, fight scenes and presence of Mickey Rourke are good points for a teen story in which basic source of humor is the exercise to be serious. short - all action film ingredients. a great show. and that is all. a teenager James Bond and the surprise to not be real boring. not for new tricks or for great acting but for the complicity of public and enthusiasm of fans. a nice film. and beginning for a series. so, nothing new. but nothing disappointed.


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