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Questions tagged [kingsman-the-secret-service]

2014 Spy comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn following the path of a new agent entering the service and being pitted against a global threat against humanity.

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Was the slightly shaky camera effect done “In the edit” of the Kingsman movies?

The fight scenes in the Kingsman movies, as well as being fairly brutal, are amazing bit of cinema - long shots following through the action, with a mostly steady camera taking in all the detail. I ...
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Why wasn’t Eggsy affected by the crazy waves that Valentine sent out?

When Valentine activated the thing that made everyone start killing each other and go all homicidal in Kingsman: The Secret Service, why wasn’t Eggsy affected at all? I never saw him be implanted with ...
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Why did none of the other Kingsmen / Statesmen assist in saving the world?

So I am late to all the hype, but I just recently watched the Kingsman 2 in theaters. I enjoyed it so much and watched the first one again. One thing kept REALLY bugging me: In both the British and ...
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Why did Valentine implant safety chips into his guards at his secret base?

As it was explained in the movie, the chips that Valentine implanted into government members/royalty/famous people/his associates have 2 functions: They provide protection from Valentine's SIM-cards ...
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Why did the Kingsmen allow the candidates for Lancelot to just leave?

Why does this super secret independent spy agency just let the candidates for Lancelot walk away when they wash out of training? I don't even remember any sort of "Never speak of this place or us or ...
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Wouldn't both glasses of brandy have “tasted a bit shit”?

During Kingsman: The Secret Service, when Eggsy talks to Arthur, Arthur offers him a special brandy. He pours it from a single bottle into two empty glasses he has on the table. One is for Eggsy and ...
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What's wrong with fitting room two?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service the following line is used by his superior when the new recruit is about to get his first bespoke fitted suit: One does not use fitting room two when one is popping ...
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Why is Gary Unwin's nickname “Eggsy”?

I watched the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service and the main character's nickname isn't explained anywhere. What does "Eggsy" mean? Did he get it for cooking very good breakfast sunny side up? Google ...
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Significance of the dirty joke at the end of Kingsman

The movie was great, however, the last dirty joke about queen's favor to main character for rescuing her seemed completely random. What was the intention of it, what would it signify?
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Who does the work in the post-apocalypse society in Kingsman: The Secret Service?

In the 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service, our megalomaniac villain Richmond Valentine plans to Having done this, he means to I'm not sure he's thought this through: So my question is this: ...
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What inspired the vacuum tube train near the end?

What inspired the vacuum tube train near the end of Kingsman: The Secret Service...was it the Scientific American article by L.K.Edwards 50 years ago? The one buried under New York made a brief ...
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Kingsman Taron Egerton swimming in the underwater scene

How far did Taron Egerton swim in the dorm scene in Kingman: The Secret Service? How long was the dorm and were safety divers used when making this scene?
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Why didn't Gazelle die when Merlin detonates the security chips?

I was wondering why Gazelle (assistant of Valentine) in Kingsman: The Secret Service didn't die or her head didn't pop out when Merlin detonates the security chips whereas it was shown in some part of ...
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Why were they supposed to shoot the puppy?

In the final test in Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eggsy was given a gun and asked to shoot the puppy he had been training. Eggsy fails the test because he chooses not to shoot the puppy. Later on, ...
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How does Eggsy become so efficient in fight?

The first half of the movie, Eggsy (the main character) doesn't seem good in fighting. We don't see him really fight but he certainly doesn't seem that good. He gets bullied by his father in law ...
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What happened during the deleted scenes in Kingsman: The Secret Service?

I watched the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service this weekend, I enjoyed and it is a wonderful movie, but I heard that there were some scenes that has been deleted. Can you tell what are those scenes?...
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What does the Swedish princess say to the prime minister in Kingsman?

Even if I am able to understand Norwegian, I barely understand what the (Norwegian) Swedish princess says to the prime minister in Kingsman: The Secret Service. Is there a transcript of her ...
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In Kingsman: The Secret Service, what do the wine choices imply?

There is an entertaining scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service where the gentleman spy Harry Hart has dinner with Valentine, the villain. Valentine surprises him by serving a dinner that is McDonalds ...
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Why did Merlin give Lancelot the edge-of-space mission?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Merlin knew Lancelot (Roxy) Yet when Merlin comes up with his great plan, he sends Lancelot to the space and Eggsy to the bunker. Why does he do that? That doesn't ...
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How were the scenes with Gazelle shot?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service Gazelle is disabled. I was surprised to discover that the actress playing the role (Sofia Boutella) is not. How were the scenes with her shot? Did she actually wear ...
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What are the differences between the US and UK cuts of the church scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service?

I will try to avoid spoilers but this question is meant for people who HAVE seen the movie. Apparently there are three different cuts of this movie as far as I know: US cut UK cut Indonesian cut As ...
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Why did Valentine need the Professor (Hamill)?

Why was Valentine so interested in tracking down Professor Mark Hamill at the start of Kingsman: The Secret Service? Did he need him to enact his plan? I thought he was a climatologist, not some neuro-...
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Why do they go to the toilet and put the hose in it to breathe?

I remember in the first test, where the dorm room's flooded, they all go to the toilet and put the hose in it to breathe. They explained too quickly, could someone explain how it works?
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What song was played during credits of the kingsman? [closed]

What song was played during the credits of Kingsman: The Secret Service? Unfortunately my mobile battery drained out hence I wasn't able to Shazam it.