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Spies in Disguise (2019)

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When the world's best spy is turned into a pigeon, he must rely on his nerdy tech officer to save the world.

Directors:

Nick Bruno, Troy Quane

Writers:

Lucas Martell (inspired by: the animated short film "Pigeon: Impossible" by), Cindy Davis (screen story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel Brosnahan ... Wendy (voice)
Jarrett Bruno Jarrett Bruno ... Young Walter / Pigeon Voice (voice)
Claire Crosby Claire Crosby ... Unitee (voice)
Toru Uchikado ... Yakuza #1 (voice)
Hisato Masuyama Hisato Masuyama ... Yakuza #2 (voice)
Will Smith ... Lance (voice)
Reba McEntire ... Joyless (voice)
Mark Ronson ... Agency Control Room Technician (voice)
Masi Oka ... Kimura (voice)
Toshiya Agata ... Yakuza #3 (voice)
Michi Yamato Michi Yamato ... Yakuza #4 (voice)
Hiroshi Otaguro Hiroshi Otaguro ... Yakuza #5 (voice)
Ben Mendelsohn ... Killian (voice)
Carla Jimenez ... Geraldine (voice)
Tawny Newsome ... Agency Employee #1 (voice)

A Bird's-Eye View of Animated Caper 'Spies in Disguise'

Spies in Disguise star Masi Oka and directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane talk about their animated action adventure about a spy-turned-pigeon and his young, tech-obsessed sidekick.

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Storyline

Super spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is not. But what Walter lacks in social skills he makes up for in smarts and invention, creating the awesome gadgets Lance uses on his epic missions. But when events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way. And if this odd couple can't learn to work as a team, the whole world is in peril. Written by krmanirethnam

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action, violence, and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The final animated film with the 1967 MPAA logo. See more »

Quotes

Lance Sterling: [after laying an egg] Walter, what happens in the submarine stays in the submarine.
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Crazy Credits

An eight-bit version of Walter and Lance (as a pigeon) celebrating their victory appears at the end of the credits. A title reads "we did it!". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Spies in Disguise (2019) See more »

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Written by Mark Ronson, The Last Artful Dodgr (as Alana Chenevert), Eskeerdo (as Alexander "Eskeerdo" Izquierdo), Maxime Picard and Clement Picard (as Clément Picard)
Performed by Lucky Daye
Produced by Mark Ronson & The Picard Brothers
Lucky Daye performs courtesy of Keep Cool Records/RCA Records
By arrangement with RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
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Very Cute.
27 December 2019 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Even the voice of the Fresh Prince is charming enough to make a good movie great. Will is the man as a man turned into a bird. Tom Holland was pretty amazing too. For those of you who love his run as Spider-Man, there is enough of that inside this character to have you loving it. Also shout out to Ben Mendelssohn as the villain robot hand. Perfect for a 007 inspired feature. Also, very cool hearing DJ Khalid's voice coming out of a character called sound. Then the most important part, the animation itself which was quite amazing. They did some thangs that really captured my eye and fully helped pushed a great story. Overall, It's fantastic.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

25 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spies in Disguise See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,354,798, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$66,757,013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$171,616,764
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Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| DTS (DTS: X)| IMAX 6-Track (IMAX version)| 12-Track Digital Sound | Dolby Digital | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| Auro 11.1 | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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