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The Spy Next Door

Bob Ho (Jackie Chan) retires from the CIA with the hopes of marrying Gillian (Amber Valletta). However, her three kids don't really approve of this plan. And the situation only gets worse when the former spy agrees to babysit, unaware that one of the youngsters has accidentally violated the cyberspace of long-term enemies. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 92
Theater Release: 15 Jan 2010
Video Release: 18 May 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Spy Next Door is rated PG: for sequences of action violence and some mild rude humor.

Director: Brian Levant
Cast: Jackie Chan, George Lopez, Amber Valletta
Studio: 2010 Lionsgate
Website: Official site for The Spy Next Door.

Detailed Review

Jackie Chan has long since proven his martial arts skills starring in films like The Medallion, The Forbidden Kingdom, and the Rush Hour trilogy. He also has… 
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Why Is The Spy Next Door Rated PG?

Gillian’s three children frequently argue, name call and wrestle. Farren also fights with her mother.… 
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Why does Farren feel like the outsider in her family? What impact can parental desertion… 
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