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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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$81,000,000 (estimated)

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£4,152,128 (UK) (1 February 2015)

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$128,261,724 (USA)
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This movie was released in the same year as numerous other spy, espionage, intelligence, and secret agent movies, with a couple of them also comedies. The movies include Spy (2015) (a Bond spoof); Spectre (2015); Sicario (2015) (FBI; which has a title, which is almost an anagram of Ian Fleming's Risico (1960) James Bond short-story, barring the letter 'A'); Survivor (2015) starring Pierce Brosnan; Black Mass (2015) (FBI); Mortdecai (2015) (has an MI5 Agent lead character); Queen of the Desert (2015) (the central character was a World War I attaché to the British Secret Service); the Bondian Furious 7 (2015); Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015) (which was shot in three of the same countries as Spectre (2015): Austria, England, and Morocco); Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies (2015) (a Cold War espionage thriller); The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) (Ian Fleming was an original co-creator), MI-5 (2015) a.k.a. "MI-5"; and even Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) (a Bond-type homage), a 2014 film but which was mostly widely theatrically released in 2015. Also in theaters in 2015 from 2014, were Pierce Brosnan and Quantum of Solace (2008)'s Olga Kurylenko in The November Man (2014); and the heavily Oscar nominated World War II espionage film, The Imitation Game (2014). See more »

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When drinking the brandy, both individuals finish it. When Eggsy is discussing breaking the rules, you can see that both glasses have brandy in them. (In the UK cut broadcast on satellite TV Arthur does not finish his drink, and no continuity error occurs; other cuts may use a different edit). See more »

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[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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Feel the Love
Written by Piers Agget (as Piers Aggett), Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor (as Amir Izadkhah), John Newman
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd. & B-Unique Music Limited
Administered by Kobalt Music
Performed by Rudimental
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Hilarious! This could be the surprise hit of 2015
27 December 2014 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

Well folks, that's how it's done. Ever thought MI-6 (note: that's what the British call their secret service) is a club for snobbish, upper class dudes who like to watch paint dry all they long? OK, Bond is kind of cool (I hated the last two, though), but now we finally got a film that takes spy movies to the next level. Not since 'District 9' have I had that feeling during the watching of a film like "this movie just does everything right" (by which I mean of course: it plays exactly to MY taste).

Compared to this film, every James Bond movie released after 'Licence to Kill' looks like a snore-fest. This is such a kick-ass, "balls against the wall" crazy ride that I had to shake my head several times in disbelief during the screening I was invited to. And I actually knew what I was in for. I've seen every film by Matthew Vaughn, but I was not prepared how far he was willing to go with this one. Thought 'Kick-Ass' was pretty crazy? Wait till you see this.

One of the key ingredients is the casting of the actors. The well known stars all play against type, which makes this even more unreal. Remember that lame dude who mainly played lame dudes in girlie movies like 'Bridget Jones'? He just won an Oscar for playing the stuttering King of England, and as you will see in 'Kingsman', that Oscar was well deserved: that dude (Colin Firth) can play anything! He's more bad-ass in this than Bond ever was!

A word to the wise, though, this film is not for the easily offended or the squeamish. It is a comedy but a very, very violent kind of comedy. And the language alone will shock the MPAA out of their pants. Watch this if you're into films like 'Lock, Stock', 'Kick-Ass', or 'In Bruges' and you'll probably love it - don't bother if you're more into serious films or family friendly comedies. As for me, I had a (bloody) good time.


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