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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

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A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

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A young man named Eggsy whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single handed. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called the Kingsman and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman and he takes it. He undergoes a grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Manners maketh man.


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Rated R for sequences of strong violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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13 February 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$81,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,152,128 (United Kingdom), 1 February 2015

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,000,000, 15 February 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$128,261,724

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$414,351,546
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Trivia

Source comic book Illustrator Dave Gibbons was drawn (no pun intended) to the story, by the fact that it was set in Britain, and that the characters were intrinsically British. Gibbons has said: "There's nothing that's really quite as exciting as things that are grounded in reality. Even with the most outlandish fantasy, you have to ground it in reality, for it to remain feasible. So if you're going to have people flying around in jetpacks (like in Thunderball (1965)), and ejector seats (like in Goldfinger (1964)), and possess all the wonderful gadgetry, the fact that the "Secret Service" comics are set in a believable South London, that the kids looked believable, and that the cars fit, is really important to sustain and feed the fantasy." See more »

Goofs

When Eggsy was being interviewed in the police station and demands his right to a phone call, the officer did not have to leave. Under UK law (Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984) Eggsy would have the right to have someone informed of his arrest, but this is not immediate and does not even have to be the person in custody making that call. In any case a police officer or police staff will be present for the call. If he had asked for legal representation then the interview would have stopped immediately, but he would taken back to his cell. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lancelot: [over the radio] This is Zero One Alpha. We have secured Falcon. I say again, we have secured Falcon.
Harry Hart: [interrogating terrorist] By the time I count to ten, you will have told me exactly what I need to know. If not, the number ten will be the last thing you will ever hear.
Harry Hart: One. Two. Three.
[Hart shoots the terrorist in both legs; the terrorist slumps forwards]
Harry Hart: Four. Five. Six. Seven. Eight.
[the terrorist sits back up, with a grenade pin in his teeth]
Interrogator: Grenade! Sir, get back!
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Crazy Credits

There is an extra scene just after the end credits begin. See more »

Connections

References Crysis 3 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Pomp & Circumstance
Written by Edward Elgar
Published by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishing, an Imagem company.
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Crazy, over-the-top ultra violent fun!!!
22 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

I just came back from a pre-screening of 'Kingsman' and let me tell you: if you liked the first Kick-Ass, you are going to LOOOVE this film! I would never have thought that a stiff Brit like Colin Firth could pull off action - but boy, does he whoop ass in this one. I thought the story was rather original (don't know the Comic), it's a bit like an ultra violent James Bond parody. Or better: a crossbreed of Bond and Kick-Ass. Finally an action movie that doesn't use kiddie-gloves. The kid who plays the recruit is also worth mentioning. I've never seen him before but he really nails it. There's a lot of humor in this film, it really doesn't take itself too seriously, but it's not overdone. And Sam Jackson finally found something he hasn't done yet. I guess his role was already spoiled a bit in the trailer, but believe me: you haven't seen Jackson in this kind of part before. This is an excellent, over-the-top bloody and sexy film for fans of old-school action films. I give it 10 stars. Highly recommended!


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