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Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 5 January 2007 (USA)
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Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants; when he finds himself entangled in a government ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jake Rodgers (as Cedric The Entertainer)
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Shaw (as Callum Keith Rennie)
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Jacuzzi
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Old Timer (as Beau Davis)
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The Butler
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Mini Bar Attendant
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Dead FBI Agent
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Storyline

Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants; when he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he is an undercover agent. Written by Anonymous

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In a dirty world, he's our only hope.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude humor and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 January 2007 (USA)  »

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The Cleaner  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,244,142 (USA) (5 January 2007)

Gross:

$8,104,069 (USA) (26 January 2007)
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Elizabeth Hurley was the original choice for Diane. See more »

Goofs

When pulling up the security file on Cedric's character, the driver's license shows W98745621. Based on Washington State's driver's license scheming, the correct license code would have began with RODGEJ_30. (The underscore would have been replaced by the characters middle initial. Also, the file shows the record as being inactive, yet the date terminated is not available. See more »

Quotes

Jake Rodgers: I'm Special Op's.
Gina: Try Special Mops.
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References Halo 2 (2004) See more »

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same storyline, but keeps getting interesting,....
10 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For a James Bond prototype, this isn't that bad. One of the few that deserve more attention then they really get. The only other 'Bond' prototype that is as funny as this one would be Johnny English. Yes, we all have seen the plot, but it's the twist to the storyline that keeps it interesting. This time our hero wakes up in a hotel room, on the bed next to the dead man's body. It starts out more of a mystery, then quickens the pace just before the half way mark comes. Cedric is clearly at the top of his game both pyhsically and in his jokes. For sure he does a better job at keeping his material censored, heck, depending on the child, this could even be a kids movie.


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