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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 »
5 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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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 evil organization is named E.R.I.S. which is also the name of the Greek goddess of discord and strife. In mythology, she was the sister of Ares, god of war. See more »

Goofs

Cody and Natalie zoom towards a glass door while on the snowmobile inside the secret mountain location. The glass door clearly shatters just before they actually hit it. See more »

Quotes

Ronica Miles: Let's get one thing straight, I am not your partner. I'm your handler. Like in the zoo.
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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 Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Free
Written by Craig Nicholls
Performed by The Vines
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & TV Music
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Muniz and Duff Look Great in this One
30 June 2006 | by mail-1208See all my reviews

Blatant rip-off of Bond movies for the teen set. It's been done so many times that it doesn't seem to matter anymore.

I really liked it, but then I was going into it knowing what it was and just had fun. I didn't detect any pretension that the film-makers thought it was anything more than it was: a thoroughly enjoyable piece of fluff with a couple of very attractive stars. I was surprised on one or two occasions when Muniz appeared to be doing some stunts that didn't involve wire work to see that this boy has action man potential.

This is the kind of movie that will have the young set whooping with delight. That hottie Angie Harmon also provides interest for older male viewers.


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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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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 (Color)| Color (HD)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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