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1 out of 10 The 60's CLASSIC this is NOT!!
Brian from Westmeath, 12 Feb 2013
This is a cheesy unbelievable unrealistic version of the entertaining 60's TV series. Uma Thurman and Ralph Finnes must cringe when they look back at this one on their excellent acting CV's- & what was Sean Connery thinking! Please, from one who actually likes far-out sci-fi and will forgive much sins in this genre, AVOID this movie. It's simply awful- well made with big budget but awful direction and script.
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The Avengers, the hip secret-agent series from 60's TV, is reinvented for the movies with a stylish blend of wit, fabulous retro fashions and effects-packed action. Ralph Fiennes is the very dapper John Steed and Uma Thurman is the smartly catsuited Emma Peel, two secret agents who fight crime with style. Sean Connery portrays Sir John De Wynter, an evil genius out to control the world with his high-tech weather machine. The madman poses quite a threat to mankind with...

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