Agent Cody Banks Synopsis
A teenage CIA agent (Frankie Muniz) befriends a scientist's daughter (Hilary Duff) .
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While Duff is fairly flavorless, Muniz proves that four seasons of "Malcolm" have made him a pro at navigating surreal silliness. Even when...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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Of course, none of the film's geopolitical subterfuge will matter a whit to Agent Cody Banks's audience: adolescent boys in need of a...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A high-speed, high-tech kiddie thriller that's kinda cute but sorta relentless.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
As thrilling as the adventure sequences might be for kids, the better scenes take place on the high school campus.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

The real mission is product placement, of course: The movie seems to be set against the silvery backdrop of the Sharper Image catalog.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's going to be a hit with libidinous boys, and their parents could do worse (see first review) than to watch the lavish, James Bondish...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The premise of Agent Cody Banks is more than a little bizarre.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
An entertaining film for kids and young teens. It's also a product of the era in which we're living, and weird times make for weird movies.
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50

Chicago Tribune

With her low voice, jumpsuits, cleavage and Segway, Miles (Harmon) is all satire all the time, and we love her for that.
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25

Philadelphia Inquirer

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Written and directed on autopilot, containing every cliche endemic to these movies: clueless parents, bratty brother, nasty rich kids, pool...
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bravo

By cnugg
Great job...

lots of gun free action

By 3DGuy26
the movie includes lot of violence but bloodless and no guns or gore. the movie is not good the acting is good but the writing is not good the directing is bad there is no good cinematography but...

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Teen spy spoof with gadgets, girls is fun for tweens, teens.
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