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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

Stormbreaker (original title)
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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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Mission one in the series that has reinvented the spy genre. See more »


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

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13 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,244,892 (UK) (21 July 2006)

Gross:

$652,526 (USA) (10 November 2006)
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The Resistance to Interrogation bonus chapter, which was missing from the novel, was added in the movie. See more »

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Upon first arriving at the SAS camp, Alex is told "there are no ranks" (amongst other things) but the soldier telling him this is wearing the rank slide of Corporal. See more »

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[Sayle's security guard faces off with Alex. Alex bows. The guard returns the bow - and Alex kicks him in the crotch]
Alex Rider: Schoolboy trick.
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Written by Greg Walsh
Performed by Transluzent feat. Carla Vallet
Arranged by Greg Walsh
Produced by Greg Walsh
Orchestral transcription by Alan Parker
Recorded and Mixed by Paul Stevens and Greg Walsh
Published by Pao Pao Publishing SA (2002)
©Ark Records
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Not Bad
30 December 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well this film is no James Bond i have to say,but it is however a OK spy film. The Plot was fairly good and the characters were not too bad either but Alex Rider,the actor who played him couldn't really act that well. The Producers were just looking for a hot blond with a 6 pack so teenage girls could drool all over his poster. The Action sequences weren't that bad and Ashley Walters was good in it. The Villain was OK but he wasn't that intimidating. Neither was the Girl Villain.That fight scene between her and Alica Silverstone could have been better without that cheesy music.In Conclusion StormBreaker could have been a lot better but i guess they can't change it now. I am unsure about a Sequel.It is maybe not the best idea to do one.


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