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Get Smart (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 20 June 2008 (USA)
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Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual but bumbling spy working for the CONTROL agency, is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from rival spy agency KAOS.


Peter Segal
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Maxwell Smart
Anne Hathaway ... Agent 99
Dwayne Johnson ... Agent 23
Alan Arkin ... The Chief
Terence Stamp ... Siegfried
Terry Crews ... Agent 91
David Koechner ... Larabee
James Caan ... The President
Bill Murray ... Agent 13
Patrick Warburton ... Hymie
Masi Oka ... Bruce
Nate Torrence ... Lloyd
Ken Davitian ... Shtarker
David S. Lee ... Krstic
Dalip Singh ... Dalip


American Maxwell Smart works for a Government spy agency in an administrative capacity. When the agency's head office is attacked, the Chief decides to assign Maxwell as a spy and partners him with sexy Agent 99, much to her chagrin. The duo nevertheless set off to combat their attackers by first parachuting off an airplane and landing in Russian territory - followed closely by an over seven feet tall, 400 pound goon, known simply as Dalip. The duo, handicapped by Maxwell's antics, will eventually have their identities compromised, and may be chalked up as casualties, while back in America their attackers have already planted a bomb that is set-up to explode in a concert. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some rude humor, action violence and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


In one scene, Dalip crashes into an apartment where a Russian mother and son are watching Batman Begins (2005) on television. Anne Hathaway would later play Selina Kyle a.k.a. Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012). See more »


At 55 minutes, the name of the bakery, "mospromstroymaterialy" translates as Moscow industries building supplies. See more »


[after Max kisses agent 23 to distract him, then punch him]
The Chief: Unusual, but effective.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros logo is a lock on CONTROL vault doors, which opens up and let the doors swing open. See more »


Referenced in Despicable Me 2 (2013) See more »


Get Smart Theme
Written by Irving Szathmary
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User Reviews

Not bad, lots of fun
22 May 2010 | by Bravesfan17See all my reviews

Director Peter Segal's version of Get Smart is not as bad as many people make it out be. Steve Carell put his own touch on the character of Maxwell Smart. At times Maxwell Smart does seem like a dumbed down version of Andy Stitzer (Carell's character from The 40-Year-Old Virgin) or Michael Scott (Carell's character from The Office), but that is how Carell works this role. Anne Hathaway does a good job as Smart's female counterpart Agent 99. She is tougher and smarter side of Smart. Alan Arkin and Dwayne Johnson do fine jobs in their roles but are not given a whole lot to do. Segal does a passable job of mixing the action and the comedy, and it works. You'll get some laughs out of it and it is a fun movie to watch.

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English | Russian | Punjabi | Arabic

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,683,480, 22 June 2008

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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