Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

An outwardly ordinary teenager finds himself suddenly thrust into extraordinary circumstances upon discovering that his entire youth was part of an elaborate plan to create the perfect super spy in director Geoffrey Sax's action-packed… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 13, 2006
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2007
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Critic Score: 34% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker is strictly children's fare, as it lacks originality, excitement, and believabiltity.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Nobody wants to see a violent James Bond send-up, with a British teen risking life and limb for Jolly Olde England, matched against a toothpick chomping 'computer genius' villain played by Mickey Rourke.

Keith Phipps
AV Club

Bond-for-kids done with some obvious budget restrictions...

Jane Boursaw
Common Sense Media

Teen spy hero makes leap from book to screen.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I forgot most of it about 20 seconds after it was over.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A pointless junior version of James Bond minus the budget (and the suaveness).

Michael Dequina

What doesn't quite work are the more overtly jokey bits.

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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

Yes, we've got brand new blond junior and grown-up Bonds this season, but the toughest task for Baby Bond could be finding an audience.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

With so much talent involved with this film, the finished product seems like a waste.

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Richard James Havis
Film Journal International

A moderately enjoyable affair which only drags in the middle.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Thomas Bowler
Fun enough but nothing amazing. Full review later.
Elvira B
Torture. I still don't know why I agreed to watch it, peer pressure maybe. Clicheed storyline, awful score, even more awful acting. Predictable,… More
KJ Proulx
It was very disappointing!
Red Lats
I didn't like it. It would have been fine if I was 16 and female (sorry for the sexist comment).
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
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Jason Spencer
Pretty basic and a little out there on the realistic scale. Entertaining though. I can see my kid liking this in a few years.