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My Spy (2008)
"My Mom's New Boyfriend" (original title)

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Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.

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Storyline

Henry is a young FBI agent. During a three-year absence from his home in Shreveport, his mother Marty loses more than 100 pounds, looks great, and to Henry's embarrassment, has become a party animal. Within a day of Henry's returning home with his fiancée, Emily, who's an FBI profiler, Marty meets Tommy, a suave foreigner. He's posing as a consultant, but he's an international art thief, in town to steal "Mother and Son," a Bernini sculpture. Henry is detailed to head a team keeping his mom's new boyfriend under surveillance. Love, law enforcement, and filial devotion are set to collide. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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To catch a thief, Henry Durand must do the unthinkable. Spy on his mother. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, some violence and drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 April 2008 (Spain)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The movie was filmed in Shreveport, Louisiana. It was originally going to be filmed in New Orleans, but due to hurricane Katrina it was moved up state. See more »

Goofs

When Henry first talks with Enrico on the front lawn, the police car's position changes from being alongside Enrico's to being behind it. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Lucero: I'll be out of any jail you put me in by 3 o'clock Friday.
Inspector Laborde: And why is that?
Tommy Lucero: Oh, because I have to see someone at 4 o'clock on Friday.
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A montage of crew candids, behind-the-scenes footage, and outtakes accompanies the closing credits. See more »

Soundtracks

Mrs. Robinson
Written by Paul Simon (BMI)
Performed by The Lemonheads
Published by Song of Universal, Inc. on behalf of Paul Simon Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Not brain surgery, but passes the time and OK for older kids
24 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

To the others that have commented on this movie - chillax people! Why take everything so personally/seriously? If a movie actually makes you angry - then stop watching it and move on! Actors have to make a living too - not everything they do is going to be a masterpiece. (And insulting their looks just makes YOU look petty and stupid.)

That said, this movie was mildly entertaining, not offensive, and had a few chuckles. If, like me, you watch movies to be entertained (to step out of your own world for an hour or so), then this movie should do the trick. I wouldn't recommend spending a lot to see it - but then I'm of the opinion that very few movies are actually worth the current ticket prices.


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