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 United States. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
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-handedly. 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 gruelling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman, and the trail leads him to tech billionaire Valentine a.k.a. "V", who is also curious about the group following him, ...Written by
The closing credits dedication states: "In loving memory of my mother Kathy (Kathy Ceaton), who always put the extra into ordinary and taught me what a Kingsman should be." Ceaton is the late mother of Matthew Vaughn, and was also the mother-in-law of Claudia Schiffer. See more »
While ascending with the helium balloons, Lancelot (Roxy) uses a motorcycle helmet as her "space" helmet, which has clearly visible vent wholes making the oxygen tube mostly useless, but more importantly it means the suit could not be pressurized: the low pressure would have killed her. See more »
[over the radio]
This is Zero One Alpha. We have secured Falcon. I say again, we have secured Falcon.
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.
One. Two. Three.
[Hart shoots the terrorist in both legs; the terrorist slumps forwards]
Four. Five. Six. Seven. Eight.
[the terrorist sits back up, with a grenade pin in his teeth]
Grenade! Sir, get back!
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The opening credits are formed by pieces of rubble that fall off of an Arabian compound during the opening scene. The title of the movie itself is formed by snowflakes in a snow globe. See more »
The Vietnamese, Argentine and Indonesian cinema versions cut out the notorious church scene. See more »
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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