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I Spy (2002)

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A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

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When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful illegal arms dealers, and foil his treacherous plans for the plane. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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1 November 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,752,803, 3 November 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,561,137

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,279,822
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When veteran producer Andrew G. Vajna approached his partner Mario Kassar about transforming the popular 1960s TV series I Spy (1965) into a major motion picture, Vajna came with a unique perspective to the story. "What always intrigued me about the series was that we never found out how the two characters, played by Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, met," said Vajna. "I thought a great jumping-off point for the film would be to see how this odd couple came together and became great friends." See more »

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When the buyer is bidding on the plane, he enters a number starting with "23" into the computer, but the amount being transferred later during the purchase is $1.2 billion. See more »

Quotes

Kelly Robinson: Hey, what's in that bag.
Alexander Scott: Spy stuff.
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References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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My Cherie Amour
Written by Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy and Henry Cosby
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Actually quite okay....
12 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

I was expecting something really lame when I slipped this DVD in. However it turned out to be quite okay. Eddie Murphy is in really good shape and Owen Wilson delivers.

It is well made from a comedy point of view, but surprisingly also fairly well made in the action aspect (for a comedy that is). It has good pace and doesn't leave you bored for long. I actually found some really big laughs in this, especially from Wilson.

I'm not a big fan of director Betty Thomas, I thought "28 Days" was really flat. I thought she was a weird pick for this one - however, she surprises me with both comedy and action skills that I've never seen before (but in truth I haven't seen much of her rather extensive work for TV). I tip my hat of to the lady who brings this plane in for a sufficiently smooth landing.

If you like action comedies and don't expect anything more then to pass an hour and a half, you should be quite fine with this one.


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