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.
Comic book writer Mark Millar once told Matthew Vaughn about a newspaper article he had read about how Terence Young, who directed the first James Bond film Dr. No (1962), had cast Sir Sean Connery against the wishes of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. Fleming had seen Agent 007 as more of a James Mason or David Niven type, the latter actually portraying him later in the unofficial spoof Casino Royale (1967). Millar has said: "Young realized he had to turn Connery, this rough Edinburgh guy, into a gentleman, and before they started shooting the film he took him to his tailor, to his favorite restaurants, and basically taught him how to eat, talk, and dress like a gentleman spy."
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: ...
When a lady accepts Eggsy's invite to the Doomsday shelter, she can be seen wearing dark pantyhose. She then walks Eggsy through the shelter as a guide, and in the later scene she is suddenly wearing nude pantyhose.
There is an extra scene just after the end credits begin.
The Czech Blu-ray that was released by FilmArena has both the censored and uncensored version included.
English, Arabic, Swedish
£4,152,128 (UK) (1 February 2015)
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