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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
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Unlike her character, Dominique, Devon Aoki doesn't smoke, and had to suffer through smoking herbal cigarettes, which she really couldn't stand the smell of. See more »
When the D.E.B.S. are on the swings at the restaurant where they're staking out Lucy Diamond, Janet and Dominique start to argue over the listening device. Bobby calls Janet at that moment, and when she goes to pick up the walkie-talkie the listening device is on the side of her swing. See more »
[to herself, very upset]
Treason! Obstructing justice? We're going to be the laughing stock of the intelligence community!
[whirls from fireplace to Amy]
I'm going to send you so far away that luxuries like toilet paper and diet coke are but a distant memory.
Is someone speaking to me? Because that would be very ill advised.
Mrs. Peatree, this whole incident can no doubt be a source of embarrassment for the academy, and you, right?
Have I *not* been speaking English?
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If the Wizard of Oz had given Charlie's Angels 2 a heart, some brains and some courage it might have become a film like D.E.B.S.
Set in a secret girl-spy academy, the film is an action comedy romp, made easy on the eye by silly special effects and the uber-short plaid uniforms of the leads. They are the creme de la creme of the academy and must prove their chops by dispatching Lucy Diamond, the new supervillain on the block. Lucy has problems of her own, however, as being a criminal mastermind can really interfere with your love life. When she falls for one of the D.E.B.S., the sparks, and the bullets, start to fly.
D.E.B.S. has the same exuberance as the Austin Powers films without the gross-out humor and the characters neatly blend action genre and teen-movie stereotypes. However, the introduction of a girl-girl romance slyly subverts rather than rehashes the material in a way that is fresh and consistently funny. The supporting characters are fabulous
every line deadpanned by the gauloise-puffing sexoholic Dominique is
a gem, and Jimmi Simpson's evil-henchman/romantic confidant steals most of the scenes he appears in.
Do yourself a favor and check it out...
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