Mystery Team (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  17 January 2009 (USA)
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A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.



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Three clueless high school nerds, best friends for years, call themselves the "Mystery Team" and solve neighborhood crimes - such as who poked a finger in a pie cooling on a window ledge - cute at seven but foolish at 18. Then, one morning, a young girl pays them a dime to find out who murdered her parents the night before and took her grandmother's ring. Using inept methods, the team lucks onto the trail of the bad guys. Can they bumble to success and a renewed reputation? And what about coming of age? Written by <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


One big case. Zero clue.


Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content, nudity, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Тайная команда  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,840 (USA) (28 August 2009)


$84,755 (USA) (5 March 2010)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The color of the bikes that the team rides matches the color of their sneakers. See more »


After Jason is shot, he leans against wood. When he gets up, there is no blood on the wood. See more »


Jason: We are mature and legitimate detectives.
Kelly: What the hell is that smell?
Duncan: I drank dog urine.
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Crazy Credits

The bear in the man's picture at the end of the movie is credited as "White Bear" - "Himself" See more »


The Stand
Written and Performed by Donald Glover and Chris Ward
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if you are a derrick comedy fan you'll love this!!
14 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

man, after the DVD came out the rating here went way down, I don't think many people who saw this movie knew anything about Derrick Comedy or just missed the point of it all together.

this isn't a family movie, the R rating should tell you that from the get go. It's a movie about 3 losers who have been solving mysteries since they were kids, but get thrown into reality when they decide to take on the ridiculous case of solving a murder. The three guys from Derrick Comedy are hysterical..every line they say is so silly and ridiculous..and the antics they get'll either be amused by it or totally hate it.

Also, this movie is very similar to what you see in Derrick Comedy's skits. That same humor and silliness in the skits is in this movie...

you'll either love it or hate it. as a fan of the guys of Derrick Comedy I thought it was hilarious and just enjoyed it for what it was; but I think some people might miss the boat on this one.

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