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Patrick Read Johnson
Lara Flynn Boyle,
Four high-tech industrial spies, Beaupre, Alice, Jernigan and Unger, steal a top-secret microchip, and, to fool customs, hide it in a remote-control toy car. Through a baggage mix-up at the airport, grumpy old Mrs.Hess gets the toy and gives it to her neighbor, 8-year-old Alex. Spies want to get the toy back before their clients get angry and decide to burglarize every house at Alex's street to find the chip. But Alex is prepared for their visit...Written by
It is very unlikely that every house on the street is empty during the daytime as Mr. Beaupre claims. Alex and Mrs. Hess would realistically not be the only ones home. See more »
[Mr. Unger and Mr. Jernigan meet Beaupre, who just found Alex's toy car, at the Alcott's house]
It's a video camera. Someone's onto us.
Do you think this really matters? Chip's in the car. We're at the airport in 45 minutes.
[as she pushes a baby stroller to the Alcott's shed]
There's a woman in the house. I'll go back in and deal with her. Get the chip.
[Beaupre then hands Alice the car]
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In the on screen post credits, the word "Parrot" is misspelled when crediting Darren T. Knaus as "Voice of Parrott". See more »
Not as bad as you'd think, but not as good as some of the reviews either
This is a small step down from the first two, but it's still above average. It's definitely not Alex Linz' fault - he's nearly as good Culkin here and nearly makes this a 'good' film. The story is both more implausible AND more interesting than the previous entries.
The problem here is that the final 30 minutes is a little scatterbrained and we start to miss Pesci and Company, AND some of the higher production values of the first two films. Sad too, because Linz and the set-up for the film are as good or better, but overall don't believe the hype that its as good or better than the previous two. First of all, its not. Second of all, the fact that its even close, especially given the new cast, is part of the reason its quality has been deceivingly escalated.
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