The Spy Next Door is a 2010 American action comedy film starring Jackie Chan and directed by Brian Levant. The film follows Bob Ho (Chan), a former CIA spy who must come out of retirement to protect his neighbor‘s children from a group of dangerous criminals. Bob must use his old espionage skills to keep the kids safe while still managing to balance his personal life.
The film received mixed reviews from critics and currently holds a 43% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The consensus reads, “Though Jackie Chan‘s stunts are impressive, The Spy Next Door is a blandly predictable family comedy that livens up only when the star is in action.” The film was a modest box office success, grossing over $47 million on a $28 million budget.
Duration: 94 min.