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D.E.B.S. (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Romance | 25 March 2005 (USA)
Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

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Madeleine
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Ms. Petrie
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Storyline

Recruited by the U.S. government for their unique ability to lie, cheat and fight, Amy, Max, Janet and Dominique join an underground academy of secret agents known only as D.E.B.S. These crime fighting hotties set out to save the world and keep their lipstick perfectly applied while doing so. Now the girls must combine their skills for their most important mission- to capture vexing vixen Lucy Diamond, the deadliest criminal the world has ever known. When D.E.B.S. star player, Amy, falls for Lucy, chaos erupts and the D.E.B.S. loyalty is put to the test. Written by D.E.B.S. Official Site

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Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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25 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

D.E.B.S. - Espias em Acção  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$56,448 (USA) (25 March 2005)

Gross:

$96,793 (USA) (8 April 2005)
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Trivia

D.E.B.S stands for (Discipline Energy Beauty Strength). See more »

Goofs

When Amy and Lucy bump into each other the first time, pay attention to Amy's hands. The close up of her picking up the gun shows her using her left hand, but in the next shot she's holding the gun with her right hand. See more »

Quotes

Janet: Everybody's talking about it.
Amy: About what?
Janet: How you met Lucy and lived to tell about it. They're calling you a hero, when really you're a slut.
Amy: You shut up.
Janet: A gay slut.
Amy: I'm not gay!
Janet: Ms. Petrie wants to see you.
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Crazy Credits

The "Spiral S" in the opening Screen Gems logo (in the international release) changes from its usual blue to a plaid pattern. See more »

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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 2005 (2006) See more »

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Crystalline Green
Written by Alison Goldfrapp, Will Gregory (as William Owen Gregory)
Performed by Goldfrapp
Courtesy of Mute Records
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no Hollywood copycatting but a brilliant parody!
21 July 2004 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

Well, M.A. Martinez is certainly entitled to his opinion, but I think a different point of view should also be represented on this page:

The way I see it, D.E.B.S. is not a re-hash of Charlie's Angels, nor is it trying to be an action movie. It is - more than anything - a parody of Charlie's Angels and it uses ironic exaggerations to point out the weaknesses in the original. Thus the skimpy schoolgirl skirts. They are definitely not meant "to win over male audiences", as male audiences aren't really the target audience for this movie. Of course the girls in D.E.B.S. are poor role-models. They aren't meant to be role-models - they are parodies of the kind of empty-headed heroines Hollywood usually serves us with. I didn't find the humour forced, but I guess it's a matter of personal taste. What I found remarkable, though, was that this film managed to be far more entertaining than Charlie's Angels, though it was produced with only a fraction of its budget. To sum it up: Very good fun if you like irony and can deal with a bit of silliness on the side!


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