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Get Smart (2008)

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A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.

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Peter Segal
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Cast

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
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Storyline

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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Saving the world . . . With difficulty See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian | Punjabi | Arabic

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El superagente 86 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,683,480, 22 June 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$130,319,208, 6 November 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$230,685,453, 6 November 2008
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Color (Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the opening scene, there is a picture of a wanted criminal on Max's refrigerator. The name of the criminal is Mr. Big, which is the name of the first villain in the original series Get Smart (1965), and the photograph is a one of Michael Dunn, who played the role. See more »

Goofs

In the laser room when 99 tells Max to watch what she does she turns her head to her right while lifting her butt in the air. When it cuts to a closeup of Max's reaction her head is facing to her left. See more »

Quotes

[Max is using the toilet and listening in on two henchmen conversing by the sinks. He flushes the toilet and walks over to them]
Maxwell Smart: You know what? I will tell you, I love your country! No more communism, no rules of any kind, really. I'm filling my suitcase with steroids and art from ancient Mesopotamia, ran over an old woman yesterday, best vacation I ever had!
[an alarm on his watch goes off]
Maxwell Smart: Time to take my pill...
[leaves and returns to his and 99's table]
Maxwell Smart: There was a guy in the bathroom who's ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a movie version of Get Smart (1965)'s intro: a montage of Smart going through various doors to reach CONTROL headquarters. See more »

Connections

References My Fellow Americans (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Anna (El Negro Zumbon)
Written by Francesco Giordano, Armando Trovajoli (as R. Vatro), and William Engvick
Performed by Les Brown & the Band of Renown
Courtesy of ICON Performing Arts
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mediocre
6 November 2008 | by vito7See all my reviews

This movie made me laugh out loud on a few occasions. But between the laughs, which were few and far between, there wasn't a how lot in the way of entertainment. I enjoyed the reruns of the show as a child but Steve Carell doesn't so much take on the Max Smart role as much as he just changes the name of his Michael character from the "Office". Don't get me wrong I'm a huge "Office" fan and if this was "Office" the movie I'd be the first one in line, but this was suppose to be Get Smart. I was expecting a much more arrogant and pompous portrayal as was the classic Maxwell Smart. Overall it isn't a bad viewing if you've got nothing else to do, but don't go out of your way to catch this one.

Logan Lamech www.eloquentbooks.com/LingeringPoets.html


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