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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

Stormbreaker (original title)
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After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special Operations Division of the UK's secret intelligence service, MI6, into a mission which will save millions of lives.

Director:

Geoffrey Sax

Writers:

Anthony Horowitz (novel), Anthony Horowitz (screenplay)
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Bolger ... Sabina Pleasure
Robbie Coltrane ... Prime Minister
Stephen Fry ... Smithers
Damian Lewis ... Yassen Gregorovich
Ewan McGregor ... Ian Rider
Bill Nighy ... Alan Blunt
Sophie Okonedo ... Mrs. Jones
Alex Pettyfer ... Alex Rider
Missi Pyle ... Nadia Vole
Mickey Rourke ... Darrius Sayle
Andy Serkis ... Mr. Grin
Alicia Silverstone ... Jack Starbright
Ashley Walters ... Wolf
Alex Barrett Alex Barrett ... Gary
Richard Huw Richard Huw ... Teacher
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Storyline

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually then redirected up a mountain in his coffin for burial. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a new computer system, which Darrius Sayle has created. He plans to give the new computer systems to every school in the country, but Mr. Blunt has other ideas and Alex must find out what it is. Written by FilmFanUK

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Mission one in the series that has reinvented the spy genre. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

UK | USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,244,892 (United Kingdom), 23 July 2006, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$215,177, 15 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$652,526, 12 November 2006
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The British newspaper The Independent claims the Alex Rider series reinvented the spy genre. See more »

Goofs

Special forces in the British military, such as the SAS and SBS, are never referred to as such, and certainly not in writing. See more »

Quotes

Alan Blunt: We want you to work for us.
Alex Rider: You're not being serious.
Alan Blunt: Actually, it's not my habit to make jokes.
Alex Rider: Well, you're making one now! I don't want to be a spy. In case you haven't noticed, I'm still at school.
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Soundtracks

Good to be Here
Written by Nick Atkinson, Luke Potashnick, David Neale and Ben Smyth
Performed by Rooster
©2004 Brightside Recordings, a division of Blue Sky Music Ltd.
Under exclusive license to Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
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Very good to the books
25 July 2006 | by missy_arsenalSee all my reviews

Stormbreaker was an excellent film full of action, comedy and mystery. A lot of fans were worried that all the fuss over it was too much and that the film itself would be a let down, but it wasn't. There were a few differences in the film to the book, but that still made the film great as it did follow the book's story line but made watching the film even more exciting. The story line too isn't hard to follow so anyone can understand instead of asking questions every minute. The actors and actresses were very good and they acted their characters just as Athony Horowitz had described them in the books. Alex Pettyfer was a lot alike how I had pictured Alex Rider in the books and so was Alicia Silverstone, who was playing Jack Starbright. A very good film indeed!


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