When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.Written by
Use of the Wilhelm scream during the apartment fight as Lorraine is jumping out of the window. See more »
During the car chase when Charlize is fighting from the back seat, she has the guy next to her hanging out of the rear door. When you see this from James McAvoy's perspective, the door is closed. See more »
East and West do not mistrust each other because we're armed. We're armed because we mistrust each other. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.
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The end credits are done in a green faux CRT-style font and end with an animation similar to an old CRT television turning off. See more »
Sex, violence and '80s nostalgia, devoid of substance
I'm not averse to watching attractive people grind their naked bodies together or punch, shoot and stab each other. But when a movie has nothing else to offer besides a selection of 1980s pop hits and washed-out shots of a largely fictional Berlin, I tend to get bored. And boy, did this contrived McGuffin chase bore me to death. The paper-thin plot only exists to somehow string the various stunt, fight, sex and car chase scenes together. The fact that many of the positive reviews laud Charlize Theron's physical appearance and gush about the lesbian sex scene shows how utterly forgettable the entire rest of this movie is. I mostly give it 3 stars for the musical score, even though I could have listened to an '80s mixtape for free.
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