The Spy Next Door

The Spy Next Door

The Spy Next Door

Family comedy about a mild-mannered man (Jackie Chan) who winds up having to fight off secret agents after one of the neighbour's kids he's babysitting inadvertently downloads a secret code.

2010USA
ActionComedyKids & Family
Director:
Brian Levant ('Are We There Yet?', 'Snow Dogs', 'The Flintstones', 'Beethoven')
Writer:
Jonathan BernsteinJames GreerGregory Poirier
Cast:
Jackie ChanBilly Ray CyrusGeorge LopezAmber VallettaLucas Till

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The Spy Next Door / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Chan struggles gamely to charm, but the picture's cartoonish jokes and misfired gags are likely to elicit more eye rolls than laughs.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The outtakes are not all that great but still better than anything else in the movie.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Most of The Spy Next Door is pretty tired stuff from "Pacifier"-style slapstick to comic relief delivered by, of all people, erstwhile country star Billy Ray Cyrus.

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New York Post

New York Post

The makers of The Spy Next Door should give 50 percent of their profits to James Cameron for ripping off "True Lies." Let's see, what's 50 percent of nothing?

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Everybody knew to wait for the outtakes during the closing credits, because you'd see him miss a fire escape or land wrong in the truck going under the bridge. Now the outtakes involve his use of the English language.

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