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Overall C-

While the U.S. Congress debates military spending, movie producers seem to have found a way to solve the budget crisis. Instead of using highly trained government personnel in matters of intrigue, they take a civilian off the street, outfit him with the latest techno gadgets and then send him off to avert world destruction.

Violence D+
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action violence, some sexual content, and language.

Talk to your kids about…

I Spy

With Scott’s relative lack of experience and success in the field, is it reasonable that the government would send him to recover their most secretive and expensive spy plane? How difficult would it have been to disguise Carlos instead?

What was Robinson’s attitude toward women? On the other hand, how did Scott first react when the boxer encouraged him to make the moves on Rachel? Which mind-set would make for a more lasting relationship?