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Agent Cody Banks
Genre: Family

Reviewed In Issue 77 (Oct 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon, Keith David, Cynthia Stevenson, Arnold Vosloo, Daniel Roebuck, Ian McShane & Darrell Hammond

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3
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Special Features
Nowhere does the Fully Loaded Special Edition DVD mention that all those features on the jacket are found only on full screen side of the disc. The widescreen side only offers an audio commentary track by director Harald Zwart and actors Frankie Muniz and Angie Harmon. In addition to the same commentary track from the widescreen side, the full screen sides includes several featurettes found under different menus, including the five-minute Developing Agent Cody Banks, the seven-minute Production Design and the four-minute Ronica

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): MGM Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 1004700
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

Action violence, mild language & some sensual content
(Retail Price): $26.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer/Dual Layer (DVD14)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 102
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 08/05/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Harald Zwart
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Young Agent Cody Banks (Muniz) knows everything there is to know about gadgets

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a picture that is sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered contrast and shadow delineation. The color scheme is rich and fully saturated, with bright hues, natural fleshtones, and deep blacks. While the picture is mostly clean and well delineated, some scenes appear a bit plugged-up or smeared. At times the picture can have a gritty appearance, with the source element revealing of some film grain. While edge enhancement and pixelization can be noticed, the movie

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