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

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25 March 2005 (USA)  »

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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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This film features two actresses who have starred in The Fast and Furious Franchise. The first one (most notably) being Jordana Brewster who plays Lucy Diamond here, has played Mia Toretto in The Fast and the Furious (2001), Fast and Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and Furious 7 (2015). The other actress being Devon Aoki who portrays Dominique here, portrayed Suki in 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003). However, in this film their characters never interact and they share little to no screen time together. See more »

Goofs

During the D.E.B.S. first stake out of Lucy when they are hanging over Lucy's head, Max is sitting next to Amy. After the three girls' swings move off then come back to Amy, Janet is sitting next to Amy. It would have been difficult for Janet and Max to have switched places hanging that high in the air. See more »

Quotes

Janet: [watching Amy and Lucy flirt] Correct me if I'm wrong, but your friend seems to be hitting on my friend.
Scud: You're not wrong
Janet: Yeah, but my friends, not into that.
Scud: [under breath] Right.
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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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A Little Respect
Written by Andy Bell (as Andrew Bell), Vince Clarke (as Vincent Martin)
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Fun (perhaps not "for the whole family")
10 January 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I won't try to justify my liking of this film by making excuses for it. The fact remains is that D.E.B.S., both low-budget and low-key, was far more enjoyable than any major blockbuster or highly acclaimed movie I've seen in a while. Honestly, there are no major aspirations in this film and audiences should discard any major expectations too. Essentially, this is a movie that relies on a concept that has long been drained out of film-making - fun. The story itself, though weak in true substance, is hilarious and satirical. The characters are each interesting and worthy of further elaboration. Inevitably, the lesbian love story will always be the central point of D.E.B.S.'s popularity but somehow, it deserves to be. The romance between the hero and the villain, a concept that's a parody in itself, is especially charming.

So forget all your movie snobbery and just watch the damn movie. It's a beautiful way to spend 90 minutes.


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