Kingsman: The Secret Service Poster

Release Date: February 13th, 2015

DVD Release Date: June 9th, 2015

R|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Gary "Eggsy" Unwin (Taron Egerton), whose late father secretly worked for a spy organization, lives in a South London housing estate and seems headed for a life behind bars. However, dapper agent Harry Hart (Colin Firth) recognizes potential in the youth and recruits him to be a trainee in the secret service. Meanwhile, villainous Richmond Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson) launches a diabolical plan to solve the problem of climate change via a worldwide killing spree.

Cast: Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Sofia Boutella, Sophie Cookson, Jack Davenport

Director: Matthew Vaughn

Genres: Adventure, Action, Comedy

Production Co: Marv Films, Cloudy

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Pursuit, Brash, Cool, London, Growing up, 2010s, Office

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  • On many levels, Kingsman has the makings of a sure-fire hit. Yet, this is one spy story even the most dedicated addicts of the genre would do well to miss. show more

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service is so well served in terms of gags, action and style that it bodes well for another savvy spy franchise and even more so for the star potential of Taron Egerton. show more

  • Mr. Firth gives his all, and then some. He’s very funny, even touching, when the material allows him to be. Yet the production, directed by Matthew Vaughn (“Kick-Ass,” “X-Men: First Class”) from a screenplay he wrote with Jane Goldman, can’t contain its centrifugal force. show more

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