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Central Intelligence (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 17 June 2016 (USA)
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After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Agent Stan Mitchell
Agent Nick Cooper
Sione Kelepi ...
Trevor - 17 Years Old
The Buyer
Thugged Out
Lady MC


Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Saving the world takes a little Hart and a big Johnson


Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive humor, some nudity, action violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un espía y medio  »

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Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,535,250 (USA) (17 June 2016)


$127,380,061 (USA) (26 August 2016)

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Technical Specs


| (Unrated)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Calvin cons the airport security guard with a story about a woman who cuts off her husband's manhood, drives off with it, then throws it out of the window. This is a reference to a 1993 incident that made national headlines regarding Lorena Bobbitt cutting off the manhood of her husband John Wayne Bobbitt. See more »


When Calvin spills his coffee next to the photocopier, he used the garbage can to cover his spill. In the next scene, the garbage can is back to its original position. See more »


Trevor: My CAT is taller than you.
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Crazy Credits

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Great Chemistry between Johnson and Hart
17 June 2016 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

Forget about the formulaic spies plot and its flaws, the film does not look silly for the wise decision of making it into a comedy and it sparks thanks to the strong rapport between Johnson and Hart. The thriller may seems to be dumb and lack of inventiveness in all the right ways but it is also a bit smarter than what audiences could have expected. The hilarious but not nonsense actions, sweet high- school buddies friendships, comedy about bullies and inspiration to transform a better oneself however are all blended well into this lack-of-originality thriller; though insufficient to generate big humors, it is still able to keep your smile till the end. The film centralises on the delightful chemistry between the two actors, both Hart and Johnson deliver a cheerful bromantic, especially the latter who takes his character and silliness seriously other than just knowing to flex muscles. It might lack in depth to explain about the quest of the mission but it is overall entertaining due to the commitment of the cast to bring us laughter.

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