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Agent Cody Banks (2003)

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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 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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Save the world. Get the girl. Pass math. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The ring tone when Cody is called at the end of the movie is the same as "In Like Flint". See more »

Goofs

(at around 4 mins) Also in the opening action scene, the Volvo skids to a stop at the edge of the railroad track, where the train scrapes against the car's front left corner, shooting off sparks. When the front of the car is next shown, there is no damage whatsoever. See more »

Quotes

[after stopping a two year old driving a car and crashing it]
Cody Banks: Next time, please stick to the tricycle.
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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 Our Man Flint (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't No Fakin' the Funk
Written by Eric Tobias
Performed by The K.G.B.
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
Fun movie...
14 March 2003 | by Lost_cowSee all my reviews

What can I say... It was a fun movie!

Went to see it with my 9 year old and we both enjoyed it a lot. Kind of a bond for younger audiences. Far fetched? Sure... but then so is 007 no?

I especially liked the little humorous details here and there... like the page "Would the driver of a silver Austin Martin please report to..." inside the CIA building (James Bond's car), or Cody's cell phone that rings like Austin Powers video-phone. Pay attention when watching it as the movie is filled with little details and one liners referring to other spy movies.

Was it worth the price of admission? Sure!


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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cody Banks See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada 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

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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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