Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence

DVD - 2016
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After he reuinites with an old school pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Publisher: Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2016]
Edition: DVD widescreen version.
Characteristics: 2 videodisc (107 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda

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weildkat
Nov 10, 2018

I laughed so hard. Kevin Hart who is so funny, and willingly pokes fun at his own size, teamed up with Dwayne "THE ROCK" Johnson as his sidekick, great team! The situation is ridiculous but that's why it is so funny.
Would like to see this with a team of Black Women in the same roles.

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sunnyfeline
Aug 10, 2018

It's not easy to make me laugh when I'm watching a comedy movie alone, but I was laughing continually during the film. There were some things that I didn't really like such as the bullying and locker room stuff. Aside from than those things, there were many funny scenes such as the slapping scene in their counseling session. The ending was pretty dumb though. I do get why they went with that ending but it was ridiculous and didn't really mesh with rest of the movie's many funny scenes.

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mr_chocolate
Jun 26, 2018

I watched this film mainly because of the comedic timing and appeal of Dwayne Johnson, and even thought the trailers made Kevin Hart (Grudge Match: 2013; Ride Along: 2014) look ok, however it was not very funny nor well written by part screen writer credits by Ike Barinholtz, (Neighbors: 2014; Suicide Squad: 2016; The Mindy Project-tv).
Although it did have a few mildly funny parts, it was largely humourless, and found Kevin Hart to be ever so annoying as before. Dwayne Johnson (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle:2017; Rampage: 2018) was as good as usual, and mildly interested with some of the other bit players, such a Danielle Nicolete (The Flash: tv), Jason Bateman (Arrested Developement: tv), Melissa McCarthy (Spy: 2015; The Boss: 2016), and Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick: 2017).
The fight scenes are an example of the typical multi-edited segments put together, rather than the long shots used more effectively in a recent film such as Platinum Blonde.
Although my partner and I did stick it out, we found that this was not really worthwhile.
This Blue-ray disc provided a theatrical version and an unrated version, we chose to watch the theatrical version.

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gingin1972
May 06, 2018

Pretty good movie a few good laughs! Even know I don't care much for the little pip squeak Kevin Hart!

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reginator_22
Jan 22, 2018

Funny and silly. Love Aaron Paul in this movie!

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blue_rabbit_1703
Dec 25, 2017

Funny, but sometimes R-rated jokes and scenes. Should be rated R.

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AMerr22
Oct 22, 2017

Had potential, but still a funny movie.

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MovieConisuer
Sep 10, 2017

Good movie, I love the scene where they slap each other. The outtakes are hilarious.

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smorgen
Aug 02, 2017

This made me laugh a bunch.

Fairly standard fare as modern comedies go but enjoyable. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson does have a flair for comedy. Personally, I thought he was at his funniest in the Get Smart remake of a few years ago.

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reginator_22
Feb 15, 2018

Violence: Action violence.

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AMerr22
Oct 22, 2017

Violence: Comedy violence including a broken finger, some shootings, and some other stuff, but I don't want to spoil anything

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reginator_22
Jan 22, 2018

Bob Stone: You ever steal a plane before?

Calvin Joyner: I stole some Starbursts one time.

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jimg2000
Oct 22, 2016

Some quotes in IMDb, but not these as of this morning:
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I worked out 6 hours every day for 20 years. Anyone can do it.
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Honey, black people don't go to therapy. We go to barbershops. That's where we talk out our problems. Or we watch the movie Barbershop. One or the other.
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I mean, you guys are like a power couple, dude!
-No, no.
Yes! You're like Taylor Swift and whoever she's dating right now.
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Being the hero of your own story isn't about stopping bad guys or climbing mountains. It's about overcoming bullies in your life, whatever or whomever they may be. It's about putting it all out there for everyone to see. And it's realizing that, in life, the most important thing that you can be is yourself.

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