When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.Written by
The pivotal fight on the marble stairs presented one of the most challenging sequences to film. Charlize Theron was actually slammed against a (padded) wall but her tumble down the stairs (also padded to look like marble) was executed by Canadian stunt woman Monique Ganderton. See more »
The subway station and wagons depicted in the film is Budapest Metro, not Berliner U-Bahn. The latter has been painted in yellow livery for decades. See more »
East and West do not mistrust each other because we're armed. We're armed because we mistrust each other. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.
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The end credits are done in a green faux CRT-style font and end with an animation similar to an old CRT television turning off. See more »
If You're Looking For a Female James Bond Feel, Look No Further! Simply Splendid!
This movie immensely had James Bond tendencies with a small shot of Bourne Identity in the mix (all the while based in the eighties). That been said I don't mean that in an unoriginal manner, quite the contrary - it was completely original and all the while exhilarating. Charlize Theron was pure electric in her spy tailored role yet enigmatic at the same time. Not to mention the rest of the cast perfectly meshed in this flick (from James McAvoy & Toby Jones to John Goodman & Sofia Boutella), while the story made you yearning for more. And with all the talk these past few years of one day having a female James Bond, well look no further - this movie will surely fill your appetite via the realm of spy films, and then some...
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