Spy Next Door, The : Movie Review

Like director Brian Levant's last two outings—2002's Snow Dogs, 2005's Are We There Yet?—The Spy Next Door is immediately forgettable family entertainment, suitable for release only in the dung-heap month of January. Jackie Chan, game as ever, stars as Bob Ho, an undercover CIA agent from China posing as a sweater-vested pen importer who offers to mind the three kids (roughly 13, nine, and four) of his Albuquerque next-door-neighbor sweetheart, Gillian (Amber Valletta), while she's away in Denver.

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Author : Melissa Anderson