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Spies in Disguise (2019)

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When the world's best spy is turned into a pigeon, he must rely on his nerdy tech officer to save the world.

Directors:

Nick Bruno, Troy Quane

Writers:

Lucas Martell (inspired by: the animated short film "Pigeon: Impossible" by), Cindy Davis (screen story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel Brosnahan ... Wendy (voice)
Jarrett Bruno Jarrett Bruno ... Young Walter / Pigeon Voice (voice)
Claire Crosby Claire Crosby ... Unitee (voice)
Toru Uchikado ... Yakuza #1 (voice)
Hisato Masuyama Hisato Masuyama ... Yakuza #2 (voice)
Will Smith ... Lance (voice)
Reba McEntire ... Joyless (voice)
Mark Ronson ... Agency Control Room Technician (voice)
Masi Oka ... Kimura (voice)
Toshiya Agata ... Yakuza #3 (voice)
Michi Yamato Michi Yamato ... Yakuza #4 (voice)
Hiroshi Otaguro Hiroshi Otaguro ... Yakuza #5 (voice)
Ben Mendelsohn ... Killian (voice)
Carla Jimenez ... Geraldine (voice)
Tawny Newsome ... Agency Employee #1 (voice)

A Bird's-Eye View of Animated Caper 'Spies in Disguise'

Spies in Disguise star Masi Oka and directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane talk about their animated action adventure about a spy-turned-pigeon and his young, tech-obsessed sidekick.

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Storyline

Super spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is not. But what Walter lacks in social skills he makes up for in smarts and invention, creating the awesome gadgets Lance uses on his epic missions. But when events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way. And if this odd couple can't learn to work as a team, the whole world is in peril. Written by krmanirethnam

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From the creators of Ice Age and Rio. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action, violence, and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Rashida Jones' 4th Animated Film, after Inside Out (2015), The Grinch (2018), and Klaus (2019), the prior of which also released in 2019. See more »

Quotes

Lance Sterling: Ah, that's hot. That's hot.
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Crazy Credits

An eight-bit version of Walter and Lance (as a pigeon) celebrating their victory appears at the end of the credits. A title reads "we did it!". See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Saving Mr. Rogers (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Knock Knock
Written by Woo Min Lee, Eun Jee Sim and Mayu Wakisaka
Performed by Twice
Courtesy of JYP Entertainment
By arrangement with The Orchard
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When you take kids and 85% of the movie they're laughing you know it's on!!!
26 December 2019 | by pegadodacruzSee all my reviews

I don't usually go watch animated movies - very rarely, but in light of the lack of new releases (at least interesting enough for me...) I decided to tag a long with the kids and watch this one... The first surprise was to see how busy the room was - on Christmas day - that was really a surprise, secondly although a very simple story, the fun is there and I kept on listening to the little ones sending some nice laughters and grown ups as well. Is definitely one with a message that spams generations but, will resonate a lot with the kids of this generation. Is fun, has a message, it's action packed and you know what, with a little more investment this one has the potential to have a part 2...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

25 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spies in Disguise See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,354,798, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$66,757,013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$171,616,764
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Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| DTS (DTS: X)| IMAX 6-Track (IMAX version)| 12-Track Digital Sound | Dolby Digital | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| Auro 11.1 | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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