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Central Intelligence (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 17 June 2016 (USA)
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After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

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Trevor
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Phil
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Steve
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Agent Stan Mitchell
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Agent Nick Cooper
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Trevor - 17 Years Old
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The Buyer
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Thugged Out
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Lady MC
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Storyline

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Saving the world takes a little Hart and a big Johnson

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive humor, some nudity, action violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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17 June 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,535,250 (USA) (17 June 2016)

Gross:

$127,380,061 (USA) (26 August 2016)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of at least five major cinema movie comedies of the year 2016 featuring spies. The spy comedies are: The Brothers Grimsby (2016), Dad's Army (2016), Tou tian te wu (2016), Central Intelligence (2016), and Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016). See more »

Goofs

After their first meeting in the bar (between Bob and Calvin), while walking out to the motorbike (and after the ride), Bob goes from sneakers to open sandals and back. See more »

Quotes

Phil: [Last lines] What was that for?
Calvin Joyner: [flat on his back] I was doing a backflip
Phil: Your point?
Calvin Joyner: A distraction
Phil: For what?
[Bob shows up behind Phil and rips open his throat]
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Crazy Credits

There are several scenes from a blooper reel shown during the closing credits, including one scene of the fire department temporarily shutting down filming for some unknown reason. See more »

Connections

References My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Can I Kick It?
Written by Lou Reed
Performed by A Tribe Called Quest
Courtesy of RCA Records
Contains a sample of "Walk On The Wild Side"
Performed by Lou Reed
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Contains a sample of "Spinning Wheel"
Performed by Lonnie Smith
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Finally a movie with Kevin Hart that I enjoyed with all of my heart!
10 June 2016 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I was invited to an early screening of this movie in Norway, brought friends and did not have high hopes for this movie (since I've already sat through many Hartflicks, without laughing once).

But this one is a bit different! Without spoiling to much, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson brings a lot to this, and is already known as Dwayne "The Franchise Viagra" Johnson, so this is going to be big!

The bromance between the characters is much more believable than Harts movies with Ice Cube, Josh Gad or Will Ferrell. And Dwayne Johnson freshens up our memories of his performance in the 2005 comedy "Be Cool".

All in all, I had a blast! So go see it with your girlfriend or best-friends, and enjoy yourselves!


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