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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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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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Cast

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)
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Super Spy. Super Fly. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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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:

$111,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,354,798, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$60,151,636

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$136,169,115
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The last Blue Sky Studios' original full-length feature film of the 2010s. 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

The opening credits follow the style of James Bond films, by coming after a short opening scene, and having moving silhouettes. See more »


Soundtracks

(They Long to Be) Close to You
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Sally Stevens
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One of the better BlueSky movies I've seen.
30 December 2019 | by taneshakingSee all my reviews

It's voice acting is better than I had expected, even for the secondary characters. It's plot was mostly easy to follow, but it sometimes has pacing problems. I personally felt that the plot was a lot more interesting than most kid's movies. Its animation was very fluid and stylistic, and its characters were all distinct and had a very cartoony feel to them. It's action scenes were well animated, and were generally fun to look at. Since it is a kid's film, it's obviously going to have some gross out humor. That kind of humor made the movie less enjoyable, and there wasn't very much of it, but when it was present, it was bad and unnecessary. The humor that wasn't gross out was well written for the most part, but some jokes get too dragged out or are simply unfunny. When the jokes are good, they really hit and make up for the jokes that don't land. The relationship between Will Smith's and Tom Holland's characters didn't seem too forced, it had it's pacing problems (like the rest of the movie), but it felt pretty solid. The references it makes were pretty funny, they can be kind of cringey, but are handled well for the most part. I just enjoyed the movie for what it was. I went in with low expectations, but was pleasantly surprised with the movie that I had received. It was a spy duo cliche comedy, but it was a nice example of when cliches can be good.


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