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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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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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30 April 2008 (Spain)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Meg Ryan plays the mother to Colin Hanks' character. Colin is the real life son of Tom Hanks, who co-starred with Meg Ryan in 3 movies. 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

Martha Durand: You are not being straight with me!
Tommy Lucero: I will be.
Martha Durand: Oh!
[waves arms & stomps feet]
Martha Durand: God damn it! I just... damn it!
[stomps feet again]
Martha Durand: Oh!
Tommy Lucero: Wow...
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Come Home
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Awful movie - Fell asleep
13 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

What a crappy movie. Can't understand how Meg Ryan accepted to participate on it.

Haven't seen Meg Ryan and Antonio Banderas in good movies for the past...4 years I think.

Fell asleep 15 minutes after it started. I thought it was going to be funny, a good comedy but it turned out to be excessively dumb. No plot, no script, no sense.

By the way Meg Ryan's makeover went really bad. That angel face is gone, her face is so inexpressive now. The botox doesn't allow her to move her lips anymore. How sad.

Avoid this movie at all cost, it's an awful waste of money and time.


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