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Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)

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With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

Director:

Kevin Allen

Writers:

Jeffrey Jurgensen (characters), Harald Zwart (story) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Muniz ... Cody Banks
Anthony Anderson ... Derek
Hannah Spearritt ... Emily
Cynthia Stevenson ... Mrs. Banks
Daniel Roebuck ... Mr. Banks
Anna Chancellor ... Jo Kenworth
Keith Allen ... Diaz
James Faulkner ... Kenworth
David Kelly ... Trival
Santiago Segura ... Santiago
Connor Widdows ... Alex Banks
Keith David ... CIA Director
Rod Silvers Rod Silvers ... Kumar
Jack Stanley Jack Stanley ... Ryan
Joshua Brody Joshua Brody ... Bender
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Storyline

One year later, agent Cody Banks is back for another awesome adventure but this time he must track down a former instructor who's gone rogue with a mind-control microchip. Banks masquerades as a musical prodigy to get close to a snobby, egocentric scientist in London who's the only person who can make the microchip work. Along the way Banks hooks up with a demoted agent and a cute-as-a-bug Scotland Yard operative. When Agent Cody Banks heads to England to catch an evil scientist who's stolen a mind-control device for his plot to rule the world and turning the world leaders into zombies! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Adventure is an attitude.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MGM [United States]

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agent Cody Banks 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Cobham Hall, Kent, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,014,005, 14 March 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$23,222,861, 18 April 2004
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Shot during Frankie Muniz's summer hiatus from Malcolm in the Middle (2000). See more »

Goofs

(at around 19 mins) When the agents first get on the London Eye, Cody starts to read a newspaper and they are low to the ground. While Cody is still reading the headline, in the very next shot they are high up in the sky. See more »

Quotes

Cody Banks: Wasn't exactly where I was going, but sure.
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Alternate Versions

In Spanish dubbed version, when Sabeen says she's Waheed Murad, she correctly says he's a famous Pakistani actor, instead of Indian actor, as in original version. See more »

Connections

Features Two Fat Ladies (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Time is Running Out
Written by Howard Gray, Trevor Gray, Noko
Performed by Apollo 440 featuring Tommy Blaize
Courtesy of Epic Records/Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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a few safe for the family laffs
20 March 2004 | by bluzmanSee all my reviews

This is a fairly weak follow-up to the original. It lacks the newness and novelty found in first movies, which is to say it offered nothing really new or exciting.

In his movie we already know who he is and what he does. The gadgetry is nothing stunning or new. The special effects are fairly standard.

The biggest chance to go anywhere, and it was completely missed, was for him to at least get a little distracted by the cute flute player, or even the bassoon, woodwind buddy, girl. Granted we cannot let him go into full James Bond mode, but it was an opportunity to make a little something extra in the movie, and it was squandered.

All in all, I am not so wrapped up in or concerned with the stuff critics get off on. I don't need to say something special or controversial to get published. I don't need to rag on a film to feel superior to the great unwashed who pay to see it at the local cinema. I am concerned in being entertained and seeing my family equally entertained.

That said, we were mildly entertained. It will be a safe choice for family movie night from the video store. No one is going to be annoyed by it, but few will be thrilled either.

Save your theater movie, and wait to rent it.


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