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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 »

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,064,317, 16 March 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$47,811,138, 31 July 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,695,398, 7 November 2003
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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

Cody and Natalie attend the "William Donovan Preparatory School". William Donovan was in charge of the US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in World War II. The OSS eventually became the CIA. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) When Cody is in the glass dome with Natalie, Ronica is outside the dome placing little red light gadgets. You can see she is wearing purple lipstick, but when she enters the dome to get Cody and Natalie, she has red lipstick on. See more »

Quotes

Cody Banks: All her classes, isn't that kind of creepy?
CIA Director: Creepy? We're the CIA, creepy is what we do.
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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

Spoofs Dr. No (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Life Is Good
Produced and Remixed by Phillip Steir (as Philip Steir)
Written by Lloyd Neal
Performed by Junk
Junk appears courtesy of Spirit Music Group
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I know it is suppose to be funny and cute, but it isn't
21 May 2004 | by udeaasykleSee all my reviews

I pretty much knew what i was in for when i started seeing this movie. It is suppose to be funny and cute, but it isn't. It is cheesy and stinks of bad dialog and the world's most crappy plot. Yeah i know the movie is probably more suitable for kids but this i just my opinion. The fight scenes with "cody" sucks and let me tell you why. It is soooo obvious that they used a stunt double who is about a foot higher and wider and an adult to be honest. The second thing i noticed is when he is fighting in Natalie's "birthday" party where there is, by the way, blackjack and dice games. Way to parent your 15 year old daughter. I wish i could go to a "we will frisk you before you can come in" party when i was 15. After the fight, Francois Molay, the henchman manage to say something like: That guy is an agent cause he had to learn those moves in the CIA. Yeah, cause no one but the CIA fights with kicks and punches.... If you are about 12-18 you will probably like this movie but i don't. I rate this movie 3/10


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