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Secret agent Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) is on his most dangerous and important mission: to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS. It also happens... View more >
some rude humor, action violence and language
Starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, The Rock... View more >
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Very well done, lots of laughs and moves along a a good pace.
I went to this movie thinking it would be mildly humorous in a bumbling kind of way, and instead I found myself laughing my ass off. It was full of solid laughs, and it wasn't in anyway a goof on the old TV series.
To put it another way, Agent Maxwell Smart is far from being an Inspector Clouseau. If you're old enough to remember the old TV series, you will recognize some of its trademark elements, but they don't overwhelm the audience with them, and the movie stands on its own without having to use them as a crutch.
The two stars, Steve Carell and Ann Hathaway are very good, but the real revelation is Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock) who, it turns out, has some pretty solid comedy chops.
If you're looking for a comedy that will make you laugh, judging by what I saw in the upcoming previews, I suspect this will be the only movie this summer that will provide them. See it and have fun.
This isn't the first time that "Get Smart," a big-screen adaption of the 60's comedy series spoofing James bond movies, made it to the big screen. In 1980, Don Adams reprise his role in the film "The Nude Bomb." I didn't see the movioe, but I heard it was terrible. Steve Carell made use of his humor by playing Maxwell smart, or Agent 86. there are some scenes that are funny, some scenes aren't. But the final reel of the movie in witch Agent 86 and 99 (anne hathaway) prevent the bombing of the Disney Hall. (when I saw Disney hall on the big screen, I was knocked for a loop. it's a wonderful place to hear music.What I like best about "Get smart?" No, not the action. No, no the thrills, but anne hathway and her one-woman fashion show. Every time I see her on the big screen, it's hard for me to take my eyes off the screen. Part of the fun of watching this mlovie. I like "Get Smart." Not only it's funny, but it's daring at the same time.
Steve Carell definitley never dissapoints!
"Get Smart" is full of action, romance, and laughs. Mostly laughs. For the entire legnth of this movie, there wasn't a single joke that I didn't laugh at. It was so well put together, and the cast seemed to really have a fun time being a part of it, as well.
If this movie had a more 'theatric' feel to it, then I'd definietly rank this as a 'See Now!'. All I can say is that if you're feeling like seeing a comedic, entertaining flick, then "Get Smart" should be at the top of your list!
I enjoyed the bits of nostalgia nodding to the original series and that it wasnít done to the point of interfering with the story line. Good jokes but didnít make the movie silly. I liked the chemistry between 86 and 99.
I laughed a lot. I think they balanced the competency and bumbling of Smart quite well.
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