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Get Smart Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp

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This movie is a spoof of spy films, based on a 60s TV show. The unlikely star is Max Smart (Carell), an employee of CONTROL, an American spy agency led by Chief (Arkin). When a terrorist group called KAOS starts assassinating undercover CONTROL agents, Max is unexpectedly promoted to a full-blown spy. Agent 23 (Johnson), the best spy at CONTROL, is particularly displeased as he is forced to take Max's old job.

Max is paired with the deadly Agent 99 (Hathaway) and sent to Moscow to look for clues. It turns out that Siegfried (Stamp), the leader of KAOS, has been selling nuclear bombs to foreign dictators. Max is told by Siegried that a double agent has infiltrated CONTROL. With the help of Dalip, a disgruntled tough guy working for Siegfried, Max and Agent 99 escape.

Later, Chief, together with Max, Agent 99 and Agent 23, are in Los Angeles to warn the President about the KAOS threat. Agent 23 is revealed to be the traitor. The group learns that a bomb has been planted at a concert where the President is in attendance. Max takes care of Agent 23 and manages to prevent the bomb from going off at the last moment. He becomes the hero and fulfills his dream.
Best part of story, including ending: The story starts off quite funny, but as it progresses we get more and more bland action scenes and chases than comedy.

Best scene in story: The scene where Max finds out he's been promoted and requests the "cone of silence".

Opinion about the main character: Max has an unusual set of talents which comes in handy more often than you would expect.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vlad Codirla a Level 5 American Goldfinch scholar





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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   spies How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   TV show

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