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Agent Cody Banks (2003)

A government agent trains Cody Banks in the ways of covert operations that require younger participants.

Director:

Harald Zwart

Writers:

Ashley Miller (screenplay) (as Ashley Edward Miller), Zack Stentz (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Muniz ... Cody Banks
Hilary Duff ... Natalie Connors
Angie Harmon ... Ronica Miles
Keith David ... CIA Director
Cynthia Stevenson ... Mrs. Banks
Arnold Vosloo ... Molay
Daniel Roebuck ... Mr. Banks
Ian McShane ... Brinkman
Darrell Hammond ... Earl
Martin Donovan ... Dr. Connors
Marc Shelton ... Surveillance Van Agent
Chris Gauthier ... Surveillance Van Agent
Harry Van Gorkum ... Double Agent
Connor Widdows ... Alex Banks
Eliza Norbury ... Mom
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Storyline

A government agent trains a typical teenager Cody Banks who loves to skateboard, hates math, and feels like a complete idiot around girls, in the ways of covert operations that require younger participants. But Cody's got a secret--he's actually part of a secret teen CIA program. Cody's living every boy's dream life--he can drive like a stunt man, has an incredible arsenal of cool gadgets, and his agency mentor, Ronica Miles, is totally hot. But Cody's training is put to the test when he's sent to pose as a prep school student and befriend fellow teen Natalie Connors in order to gain access to her father--a scientist unknowingly developing a fleet of deadly pair of twisted villains called the nanobots for the evil organization ERIS, which can destroy any carbon or silicon-based substance-to destroy the world's defense systems so he can threaten anyone who opposes him. From runaway cars and high-speed snowboard chases to a spectacular final mountaintop showdown, Cody has to use ... Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

Red Verden. Scor Pigen. Bestå Eksamen.[Denmark] See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence, mild language and some sensual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cody Banks See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,064,317, 16 March 2003

Gross USA:

$47,938,330

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,795,814
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Harald Zwart: [Fredrikstad] When Cody and Natalie are meeting in the café, the Norwegian ice-cream brand 'Diplom is' is shown in the background on the wall behind Natalie. Also the 'Diplom-Is jenta' is seen on the floor to the left behind Natalie. Harald Zwart always puts in a couple of items from Norway in his movies. He has also put in the scarf from his local soccer team, FFK (Fredrikstad Fotballklubb), which you can see hangs from the door to his room. There is even a pennant on the wall of his (Cody Banks') room from the same soccer team. The colors are red and white on both the scarf and the pennant. See more »

Goofs

The white trim on the collar of Cody's jersey, from the gym, disappears in one shot. See more »

Quotes

Cody Banks: What was my mission again?
Natalie Connors: I think you were going to kiss me.
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Alternate Versions

Already given a 12A cert from the BBFC for violence (specifically, the use of martial arts techniques), the distributor cut the film by 7 seconds to remove sight of a double ear-clap. A "15" uncut was available to the distributor. See more »

Connections

References The World is Not Enough (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Seven Days in the Sun
Written and Performed by Askil Holm
Courtesy of Universal Music Norway
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Silly, But Entertains
27 May 2005 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Cody Banks (Frankie Muniz) is a shy common teenager, living with his mother, father and little brother in a suburban house. But he is also a very efficient undercover CIA agent. He is assigned by CIA director (Keith David), with the support of his instructor Ronica Miles (Angie Harmon), to date Natalie Connors (Hilary Duff) in order to be invited to her birthday party and get close and spy Natalie's father, Dr. Connors (Martin Donovan). Dr. Connors is a brilliant scientist, who has developed some sort of micro-robots with the intention of controlling oil leakage from tankers. However, the investors of the experiment intend to use the device as a powerful weapon. "Agent Cody Banks" tries to follow the success of "Spy Kids", it is very silly, but entertains. There is nothing special or original in this popcorn movie, indicated for an afternoon without any other alternative. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "O Agente Teen" ("The Teen Agent")


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