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Summary An ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise gym employees intent on exploiting their find. (Focus Features)

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
63
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 268 User Ratings
7.0
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Summary An ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise gym employees intent on exploiting their find. (Focus Features)

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
63
68% Positive
25 Reviews
30% Mixed
11 Reviews
3% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
63
68% Positive
25 Reviews
30% Mixed
11 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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Generally Favorable Based on 268 User Ratings
7.0
66% Positive
177 Ratings
28% Mixed
76 Ratings
6% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 268 User Ratings
7.0
66% Positive
177 Ratings
28% Mixed
76 Ratings
6% Negative
15 Ratings

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Production Company Focus Features, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions
Release Date Sep 12, 2008
Duration 1 h 36 m
Rating R
Tagline Intelligence is relative.
Golden Globes, USA
2 Nominations
St. Louis Film Critics Association, US
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Gran Premio Internazionale del Doppiaggio
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations