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Barely Lethal (2015)

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A teenage special ops agent coveting a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that surviving the treacherous waters of high school is more challenging than international espionage.

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Megan Walsh has been training to be an international assassin for Hardman. However, while she is on a mission, she notices how other teenagers her age seem to be having fun and enjoying their lives. Desiring a normal life, she bails out of a mission and enrolls in a student exchange program, while in the process of being adopted by a foster family. She soon becomes a part of the high school and is subjected to the pressures and life of being in its environment. Written by TrailerMusicVibe

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual material, teen drinking, language, drug references and some action violence | See all certifications »

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30 April 2015 (USA)  »

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Espionne malgré elle  »

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The second PG-13 film to be distributed by A24. See more »

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During the outdoor lunch scene when Roger is telling Megan to go to the party, Gooch can be seen hip thrusting in the background. Through several quick camera changes, his leg changes from on, to off the bench, and then back to on. See more »

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Megan Walsh: She better bring fire! She better bring thunder! She better bring hell! Just tell her to bring it before 10:30, I've got a curfew.
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Spoofs Braveheart (1995) See more »

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Take Me To The Water
Performed by Toby Sebastian
Written by Toby Sebastian (PRS), Sam Williams (PRS)
Published by BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP) / Iamsound Music LLC (ASCAP), Metrophonic Music Limited
All Rights Administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
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Barely watchable
26 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

After watching it I was seriously debating talking about it - because I'm not exactly within the target demo. Kyle Newman directed the movie and I have to admit that when I looked him up, I was crossing my fingers that Barely Lethal was his first feature film otherwise I would have lost my mind. The premise behind the film is interesting or at the very least would make for an entertaining movie.

I don't wanna lie the movie is bad. I guess if I was younger or more gullible I would have enjoyed this movie immensely but I'm not. It was just nice to see Jessica Alba in an ass-kicking role again. I had to pretty much turn my brain off to watch the whole movie but two things happens once I was done watching it.

The first I don't know how Hailee Steinfeld ever got nominated for an Oscar. I mean I haven't seen True Grit yet so she maybe deserved the nomination but every movie I've seen her in since she was bad and Barely Lethal is no different. She is lovable though.

The other thing the movie did for me, was to show me that Sophie Turner can act. She proved she has range by stepping away from Sansa, which only now leads me to believe that her portrayal of Sansa in Game of Thrones is a performance and not her being herself on the show. I am now hopeful for Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse.

Barely Lethal is not movie of the year but it's somewhat entertaining, it'll remind you of the terrible movies you liked when you were young. @wornoutspines


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