- 1h 23min
- Directed by: Louis Leterrier
- Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher, Annabelle Wallis, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane
- UK release: 24 February 2016
Football hooligan Nobby (Baron Cohen) discovers that his long-lost brother Sebastian (Strong) is a suave intelligence operative: cue wacky hijinks. A weak satirical thread about Tory scaremongering isn't enough to redeem the outdated laddish humour and the fact that Nobby is one of Baron Cohen's most forgettable characters.
A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.
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Grimsby25 Feb 2016
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