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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Steve Carell
Alan Arkin
Anne Hathaway
Terence Stamp
Ken Davitian
Bill Murray
Dwayne Johnson
Directors
Peter Segal
Screenwriters
Tom J Astle
Matt Ember
Running Time
110 minutes

Get Smart
Carell is a secret agent man, in a TV adaptation that doesn’t suck!


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Get Smart

Plot
With the identity of its spies compromised, US spy agency CONTROL is forced to send analyst Maxwell Smart (Carell) into the field. Teamed with glamorous Agent 99 (Hathaway), he must prevent world domination by crime syndicate KAOS.


Verdict
Despite a plot that should be simpler, Get Smart is as big on action as it is on laughs and works because it’s less a tired spoof and more a quality comedic adventure movie in its own right.


Reviewed by Tony Horkins

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