Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.
Under-age agents Juni and Carmen Cortez set out on their newest most mind-blowing mission yet: journeying inside the virtual reality world of a 3-D video game designed to outsmart them, as the awe-inspiring graphics and creatures of gaming come to real life. Relying on humor, gadgetry, bravery, family bonds and lightning-quick reflexes, the Spy Kids must battle through tougher and tougher levels of the game, facing challenges that include racing against road warriors and surfing on boiling lava, in order to save the world from a power hungry villain.Written by
Anthony Pereyra <email@example.com>
When Juni and Grandpa emerge from the game, Grandpa says that the armrests on his wheelchair are covered in rich Corinthian leather. This is a reference to actor Ricardo Montalban's Chrysler Cordoba television commercials in the late 1970s ("The seats are upholstered in rich Corinthian leather"). See more »
In the moon scenes, the position of the Earth relative to the characters changes between shots. See more »
Agent Damage Report:
[Shows Juni the beta tester boys in their real life form]
Cortez, are these the boys that were in the game with you? We tracked them through their email addresses.
[Sees the boys]
Yeah that's them. They wouldn't know anything about...
[doesn't recognize the boys in their non-game form]
Hey, wait a second; what happened to Francis the Brain, Arnold the Strong and Mr. Cool?
Well, in the real world, I'm not that smart.
I'm not strong.
I'm not cool.
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Alan Cumming appears as Fegan Floop in an extended prologue to explain how to use the 3-D glasses, and when to take them on and off during the film. This prologue is not included on the 2-D version of the film. See more »
The theatrical version of the movie contained some animatics made by Troublemaker Animation staff, in particular in the Pogoland scene. This was due to the fact that the animation companies Troublemaker shipped the film off to couldn't finish the animation in time. The animation was finished for the DVD release of the film, which is why some scenes look a bit different. See more »
I was a little skeptical of Spy Kids 3-D because I wasn't sure what the filmmakers were going for. Instead of the usual 3-D films of today, which are mostly boring large screen pseudo-documentaries, or specialized environment theme park rides,: Spy Kids 3-D is a compelling franchise that the whole family can enjoy with added dimension that makes it even more exciting. Even though the film was theatrically presented in eye straining anaglyph format (red and blue), which, to date, is the most cost effective for a mass theater release and shot on a 24p 3-D High Def system (VIDEO) introduced by James Cameron, I found myself immersed enough in the story and just having fun with the genre to not really care. After all, I wasn't expecting James Bond. It's `Spy Kids' for crying out loud and they got away with it!!! Richard Rodriguez combined all elements of HD-making in a smart and acceptable way. Leave it to a cannonball gorilla HD-maker to get it done - thank god Miramax is here to let filmmakers actually create and control their own films with promise for distribution!! As a 3-D aficionado, I am hoping to see the movie in all its true-to-color and full 3-D glory one day as a polarized release or a well-mastered DVD release for virtual reality shutter glasses. To sum it all up.Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over is more than an experience; it's a milestone in history that will start a new revolution in 3-D Filmmaking. Kudos to Richard Rodriguez and James Cameron to a great start.
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