PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Maxwell Smart, a highly intellectual but bumbling spy working for the CONTROL agency, is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from rival spy agency KAOS.
There were plans to produce a sequel but Steve Carell passed when he read the new script. Carell himself later wrote his own script that director Peter Segal liked. But between Anne Hathaway's rising success after this film and the departure of executive Alan Horn, who was shepherding the first film before he went to Disney, Steve Carell said it was unlikely that they'd make a sequel when asked during his press rounds for The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. In 2019, Segal confirmed in an interview that the time for a sequel had passed.
Are you thinking what I'm thinking?
The Chief: If you're thinking "Holy shit! Holy shit! A swordfish almost went though my head!" If so, then yes.
Bill Romanowski is listed in the end credits as "Air Marshall". It should be spelled "Marshal."
The Warner Bros logo is a lock on CONTROL vault doors, which opens up and let the doors swing open.
English, Russian, Punjabi, Arabic
$38,683,480 22 June 2008