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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 handed. 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 grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the ... 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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Datasat | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The character James Arnold was also named after James Arnold Taylor, a fellow voice-artist and close friend of Mark Hamill and Mark Millar. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the entire movie, Eggsy wears no jewelry, save for the necklace. But when he is putting on the suit for the first time, there is a closeup of his hand as he slides the signet ring onto his finger. There's a distinct tan line that only comes from wearing a ring for a long period of time. 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

There is an extra scene just after the end credits begin. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Latin American version cuts most part of the church sequence. See more »

Connections

References The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Ready For It
Written by Gary Barlow / Howard Donald / Mark Owen / Steve Robson
Published by Sony / ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.
Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd & Imagem Music
Performed by Take That
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
[First song played during the end titles]
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A Funny Thing Happened on the way to this review
7 August 2015 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

True story. I saw the film in August 2015 just after catching President Obama's speech to the nation on the evils of Global Warming and his "plan" to save the planet. And although I usually try to avoid sinking into states of Deep Irony I could not help but notice how similar that speech was to Sam Jackson's in this film when he explains his own unique view on saving the planet... just saying...

The film itself: Is what I have called in the past a "bumblebee" movie in that on paper it should not work, but wow in real life it does.

The ultimate iteration of the 1960s pseudo spy thrillers (OUR MAN FLINT) with the perennially overexposed Sam Jackson doing yet another variation of his character in UNBREAKABLE and in fact he did a better job in the earlier film.

Yet the production values are so sharp, so superb, so technically perfect that, with a tight script and great acting, the whole thing works a treat and may possibly be one of the most entertaining films of the decade


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