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Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003)

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Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.

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Robert Rodriguez

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Robert Rodriguez (script)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... Gregorio Cortez
Carla Gugino ... Ingrid Cortez
Alexa PenaVega ... Carmen Cortez (as Alexa Vega)
Daryl Sabara ... Juni Cortez
Ricardo Montalban ... Grandfather
Holland Taylor ... Grandmother
Sylvester Stallone ... Toymaker
Mike Judge ... Donnagon Giggles
Salma Hayek ... Cesca Giggles
Matt O'Leary ... Gary Giggles
Emily Osment ... Gerti Giggles
Ryan Pinkston ... Arnold (as Ryan James Pinkston)
Robert Vito ... Rez
Bobby Edner ... Francis
Courtney Jines ... Demetra
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Storyline

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 <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Rated PG for action sequences and peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spy Kids 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Comal County, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,417,739, 27 July 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$111,761,982

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$197,011,982
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Prior to the film's release, it was originally announced that this would be the last Spy Kids movie, as the young actors, in particular Alexa PenaVega were growing out of the role. However, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011) was released, featuring Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara in supporting roles. See more »

Goofs

In the moon scenes, the position of the Earth relative to the characters changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Juni: Arnold, you should know, when we reach Level 5...
Arnold: Don't tell me. I want it to be a surprise.
Juni: Believe me, it will!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits include outtakes with the cast and crew, including a moment when Sylvester Stallone goes into his Rocky (1976) persona mid-scene. In the ending, we see audition tapes of Daryl Sabara and Alexa PenaVega for the original Spy Kids (2001) movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

DVD contains a 3D & 2D version (for those without 3D glasses.) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Keith Lemon: The Film (2012) See more »

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Spy Kids Main Title
Written by Harry Gregson-Williams, Gavin Greenaway and Heitor Pereira
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irredeemably stupid
28 August 2004 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

What a mess. There are clever ideas here and there, a few laughs, the occasional decent special effect (I saw this on TV so didn't see it in 3D, which perhaps would have made the generally disappointing effects more impressive), but the lame, tossed-together script and the lack of any cohesion to the final product make this only barely watchable. This movie seems to just be going through the motions; you can't even call it formulaic because it barely attempts to even stick with any formula, it's more like random stuff thrown in here and there. As for the ending, well, it's main purpose was to create an excuse (and not a very good one) to have cameos by everyone who was in the first two movies (allowing them to list Bandaras first in the credits even though he's on screen for only a couple of minutes), and the final showdown is so utterly moronic that words fail me.

At the same time, I didn't actually hate it. I wasn't in pain watching it. It was a mindless Saturday afternoon movie and I watched it as mindlessly as I could and occasionally enjoyed it. But after the very fun second movie (which I thought superior to the first), this was a great disappointment. I'd advise skipping it.


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