R | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Galahad a.k.a. Harry Hart (Colin Firth) wears spectacles like that of spy Harry Palmer, who was played in movies by Sir Michael Caine, who also appears in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). Caine thrice portrayed the famous 60s spy character of Harry Palmer in The Ipcress File (1965), Funeral in Berlin (1966), and Billion Dollar Brain (1967).
This is Zero One Alpha. We have secured Falcon. I say again, we have secured Falcon.
Harry Hart: 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.
Harry Hart: ...
Satellites traveling in low-earth orbit are moving at around 8 km per second (28,000 km/h) so there is no way Roxy could have destroyed one with a missile from a high-altitude balloon. Instead, she appeared to be targeting a geostationary satellite, however these are 35,000kms away from the Earth (about 1/10th of the way to the moon) and unable to be reached with a balloon.
The missile only needs the delta-V to travel from 36 km to 35,000 km requiring a missile with less than 34.3 MJ Joules of energy = 7.43 kg of TNT (very reasonable). Assuming: A 100 kg missile, and not using the rocket equation and ejected mass changes in missile weight.
The MARV title card sequence begins with the 1980 vector graphics arcade game Battlezone.
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