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D.E.B.S. (2004)

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Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

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Angela Robinson

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Angela Robinson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Foster ... Amy
Jordana Brewster ... Lucy Diamond
Meagan Good ... Max
Devon Aoki ... Dominique
Jill Ritchie ... Janet
Geoff Stults ... Bobby
Jimmi Simpson ... Scud
Jessica Cauffiel ... Ninotchka
Christina Kirk ... Madeleine
Holland Taylor ... Ms. Petrie
Michael Clarke Duncan ... Mr. Phipps
J.B. Ghuman Jr. ... Dustin
Scoot McNairy ... Stoner
Jean St. James ... Waitress
Eric Dearborn Eric Dearborn ... Eric
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Storyline

Recruited by the U.S. government for their unique ability to lie, cheat and fight, Amy, Max, Janet and Dominique join an underground academy of secret agents known only as D.E.B.S. These crime fighting hotties set out to save the world and keep their lipstick perfectly applied while doing so. Now the girls must combine their skills for their most important mission- to capture vexing vixen Lucy Diamond, the deadliest criminal the world has ever known. When D.E.B.S. star player, Amy, falls for Lucy, chaos erupts and the D.E.B.S. loyalty is put to the test. Written by D.E.B.S. Official Site

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They're crime-fighting hotties with killer bodies. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

D.E.B.S. - Espias em Acção See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,448, 27 March 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$96,793, 10 April 2005
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jordana Brewster originally wanted the lead role of Amy Bradshaw. However, writer/director Angela Robinson convinced her to play the part of supervillain Lucy Diamond. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene there is a paper boy who throws a newspaper through the force field of the D.E.B.S. house. In the shot of the paper boy throwing the paper, the paper clearly penetrates the force field and lands in the hedges to the right of the front walkway. However, the next shot has the paper scorched from the force field and landing smack in the middle of the walkway. See more »

Quotes

Janet: I have the sweater she's wearing, but in taupe.
Amy: Really? Where did you get it?
Janet: Target.
Amy: No way.
Dominique: Silence!
Janet: [whispering] They also have it in teal.
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Crazy Credits

The "Spiral S" in the opening Screen Gems logo (in the international release) changes from its usual blue to a plaid pattern. See more »

Connections

Featured in Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006) See more »

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Emerge (Junkie XL Remix)
Written by Warren Fischer (as Warren Fisher), Casey Spooner
Performed by Fischerspooner (as Fisherspooner)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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Sexy babes with a sincere love story
18 June 2004 | by PhluxerSee all my reviews

I have to admit, I really enjoyed this film. It's a tongue-in-cheek parody of the Charlie's Angels format with good laughs, yet it breaks away from that formula in interesting ways.

First of all, it's pretty racy as far as the revealing uniforms are concerned, so much so it takes you off guard at first.

However, what really shocked me was the well written lesbian love story. At first I reacted in typical guy fashion of: 'Alright! Two chicks going at it', but as you watch the story develop you sense something you don't often see in parody flicks. There's real chemistry here.

I don't know if it was great directing or acting, probably a combination of both, but there were some genuine emotional moments between the two love torn characters -- they were really connecting. It wasn't just a sex thing, but more a real substance, to the point where I found myself rooting for them to finally get together. You'll have to see the movie to find out.

Jimmi Simpson should be mentioned here. I swear I've seen him before, but can't remember where. Point is, his comic timing was flawless and there wasn't a line I didn't laugh on. Maybe I just liked his character… or maybe we're going to see a lot more of him in the future.

All in all, it's a fun flick -- you'll enjoy it.


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