PG | | Action, Adventure, Family
After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special Operations Division of the UK's secret intelligence service, MI6, into a mission which will save millions of lives.
BBC News 24 presenter Simon McCoy has a cameo as the newsreader in the film announcing the Stormbreaker computer.
Is it just me or are those bankers weird?
The Portuguese Man o' War does not kill by electric shock as shown with the little fish. It's tentacles are filled with thousands of nematocysts that contain a venom, consisting of mostly proteins, that causes a stinging pain lasting about an hour in humans. The real danger is that the venom is highly allergenic and causes allergic shocks in a large number of subjects.
£1,244,892 (UK) (23 July 2006)
$652,526 (USA) (12 November 2006)