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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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Ike Barinholtz (screenplay), David Stassen (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwayne Johnson ... Bob Stone
Kevin Hart ... Calvin Joyner
Amy Ryan ... Agent Pamela Harris
Danielle Nicolet ... Maggie
Jason Bateman ... Trevor
Aaron Paul ... Phil
Ryan Hansen ... Steve
Tim Griffin ... Agent Stan Mitchell
Timothy John Smith Timothy John Smith ... Agent Nick Cooper
Sione Kelepi Sione Kelepi ... Young Robbie
Dylan Boyack ... Trevor - 17 Years Old
Thomas Kretschmann ... The Buyer
Megan Park ... Waitress
Slaine ... Thugged Out
Annie Kerins ... 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Saving the world takes a little Hart and a big Johnson

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Central Intelligence See more »

Filming Locations:

Burlington, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,535,250, 19 June 2016

Gross USA:

$127,440,871

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$216,972,543
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Calvin cons the airport security guard with a story about a woman who cuts off her husband's penis, drives off with it, then throws it out of the window. This is a reference to a 1993 incident that made national headlines regarding Lorena Bobbitt cutting off the penis of her husband John Wayne Bobbitt. See more »

Goofs

When Bob shows his motorcycle, there aren't any helmets in sight. Not on the bike or on the ground next to it. Yet, moments later, both Bob and Calvin are wearing helmets when they ride the bike. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Trevor - 17 Years Old: Man, I told you Robbie Wheirdicht showers here during first period.
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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 »


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Jumpman
Written by Drake (as Aubrey Graham), Metro Boomin (as Leland Wayne) and Future (as Nayvadius Wilburn)
Performed by Drake & Future
Courtesy of Cash Money Records/Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Future appears courtesy of Epic Records
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A mediocre comedy that proved entertaining
29 May 2018 | by jodyfranzSee all my reviews

There wasn't much to this one and I am usually not a fan of Kevin Hart's screaming routine all the time. But in this movie it worked as he played a scared working stiff thrown into some crazy scenario.

The jokes are mild but still kind of funny, like a "hmm that is humerous" vs. "stop I can't stop laughing Imma pee my pants".

I am starting to become a fan of The Rock though. Last movie I saw him in was Baywatch and it was surprisingly funny. Also a mediocre comedy. If you go with this movie you could be making the biggest mistake of your life. Or the biggest good decision of your life. You ever play russion roulette? Time to spin the chamber Boris.


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