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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

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A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

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Matthew Vaughn

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Quinton Adrian Quinton ... Terrorist (as Adrian Quentin)
Colin Firth ... Harry Hart / Galahad
Mark Strong ... Merlin
Jonno Davies ... Lee
Jack Davenport ... Lancelot
Alex Nikolov Alex Nikolov ... Little Eggsy
Samantha Womack ... Michelle Unwin
Mark Hamill ... Professor Arnold
Velibor Topic ... Big Goon
Sofia Boutella ... Gazelle
Samuel L. Jackson ... Valentine
Michael Caine ... Arthur
Taron Egerton ... Gary 'Eggsy' Unwin
Geoff Bell ... Dean
Jordan Long ... Poodle
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Storyline

A young man named Eggsy, whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single-handedly. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called "The Kingsman", and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman, and he takes it. He undergoes a gruelling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman, and the trail leads him to tech billionaire Valentine a.k.a. "V", who is also curious about the group following him, ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Manners maketh man.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of strong violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Arabic | Swedish

Release Date:

13 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Secret Service See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$81,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,152,128 (United Kingdom), 1 February 2015

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,000,000, 15 February 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$128,261,724

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$414,351,546
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

At one point, Gary "Eggsy" Unwin (Taron Egerton) calls Merlin (Mark Strong) "Mycroft", as in Mycroft Holmes, the brother of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. Strong was in Sherlock Holmes (2009). See more »

Goofs

When Eggsy is talking to the other male recruits in the dorm he leans back against the end of his bed and crosses his arms (wide shot), on a closer shot he leans back and crosses his arms again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lancelot: [over the radio] This is Zero One Alpha. We have secured Falcon. I say again, we have secured Falcon.
Harry Hart: [interrogating terrorist] By the time I count to ten, you will have told me exactly what I need to know. If not, the number ten will be the last thing you will ever hear.
Harry Hart: One. Two. Three.
[Hart shoots the terrorist in both legs; the terrorist slumps forwards]
Harry Hart: Four. Five. Six. Seven. Eight.
[the terrorist sits back up, with a grenade pin in his teeth]
Interrogator: Grenade! Sir, get back!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are formed by pieces of rubble that fall off of an Arabian compound during the opening scene. The title of the movie itself is formed by snowflakes in a snow globe. See more »

Alternate Versions

The church massacre was originally more violent and bloody, but had to be slightly toned down to get a 15 rating (instead of an 18) in the UK. The BBFC 2014 Annual Report mentions that, "(There was) too much cumulative focus on blood and the infliction of injury during a scene in which a secret agent fights and kills a large number of people in a church." The pre-cuts made it to the worldwide versions too and were not exclusive to the UK. See more »


Soundtracks

Give It Up
Written by Deborah Carter / Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry Casey)
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd. © 1980
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Licensed courtesy of Harrick Music, Inc/Harry Wayne Casey
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And they say chivalry is dead
25 May 2016 | by basit-basitSee all my reviews

Just amazing. I enjoyed every second of this movie. Samuel L. Jackson with his great acting proved once again that he can fit into any role. The great fighting scenes along with tremendous effects made this movie a future classic. Its portrayal of the secret service in this well thought plot is sure to be remembered. Who needs the 00 anything, its time for the knights of the round table. Although i have wondered "What if they need more agents than there are names? Will they go for Lancelot 2.0 or something along those lines?". Moving on from that, I highly recommend watching this movie else you will miss out. The story of eggy (wish they had another name) and his wit was a definitely good time pass. I wish i could watch it again for the first time.


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