Spies in Disguise (Movie, Review): Tipstor® Pick

Summary: Super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is … not. But when events take an unexpected turn, this unlikely duo are forced to team up for the ultimate mission that will require an almost impossible disguise – transforming Lance into the brave, fierce, majestic… pigeon. Walter and Lance suddenly have to work as a team, or the whole world is in peril.

Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Carla Jimenez, Claire Crosby, D.J. Khaled, Hisato Masuyama, Jarrett Bruno, Karen Gillan, Mark Ronson, Masi Oka, Rachel Brosnahan, Rashida Jones, Reba McEntire, Stefania Spampinato, Tom Holland, Toru Uchikado, Toshiya Agata, Will Smith

Director: Nick Bruno and Troy Quane

Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Animation, Family

Rating: PG

Runtime: 102 min



We expected Will Smith to carry the movie, but actually found the whole supporting cast to be entertainingly likable. The story is very creative and does not fall into modern narrative cliches. We genuinely laughed out loud a few times. This is the perfect movie for the whole family that is also creatively satisfying. Overall, it’s visually charming, headed by a great cast, with quirky and fun aspects in a very digestible format of animation. 


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