Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency

Synopsis: Sam Steele Jr. wants to be a detective like his father, so when summer vacation starts he turns his clubhouse into the headquarters for the Junior Detective Agency. When a mysterious burglar known as The Cat rampages through the town, Sam Jr. takes on the case with the help of his friend Emma and her trusty dog. "Jr. Detective Agency" is a fun-filled adventure sure to crack the code to your heart!
Genre: Family
Director(s): Tom Whitus
Production: Zin-Graff Motion Pictures
 
IMDB:
4.5
G
Year:
2009
87 min
9 Views

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[projector whirring]

[birds chirping]

[wind chime jingling]

[light clicks]

[crickets chirping]

[soft cryptic orchestral music]

[crickets chirping]

- [exhales sharply]

[engine turning over]

[brassy detective music]

[spirited saxophone music]

[tense orchestral music]

- DES MOINES, IOWA:

THE CAPITAL CITY.

A NICE TOWN WITH HARDWORKING,

LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS.

BUT EVEN THE NICEST TOWNS

HAVE BACK ALLEYS

AND BACK ALLEY TROUBLE.

THAT'S WHERE I COME IN.

I CARRY A BADGE.

IT'S PLASTIC.

[anxious clamorous music]

I'M SAM STEELE JR.,

PRIVATE EYE,

AND RIGHT NOW, TROUBLE IS JUS AROUND THE CORNER.

THAT HERD OF WATER BUFFALO

CHASING ME:

IS BILLY COOK AND HIS GANG.

BILLY'S THE UGLY ONE.

I KNOW, THEY'RE ALL UGLY.

- GET HIM!

- AS SOON AS I CAN BREATHE

AGAIN,

I'M CONTACTING LENORE.

SHE'S MY RECEPTIONIS AT THE JUNIOR DETECTIVE AGENCY.

I'M THE JUNIOR,

AND SHE'S THE ONE WHO MAKES SURE

I STAY OUT OF TROUBLE.

IT'S NOT EASY.

[breathing heavily]

LENORE.

LENORE, CODE 11.

I'M NEAR A DUMPSTER IN AN ALLEY

OFF OF COURT STREET.

- SAM, DARLING, CODE 11

IS AN EMERGENCY PIZZA DELIVERY.

I TRUST YOU MEAN CODE 12?

BILLY COOK IS ABOUT TO STOMP YOU

INTO GROUND CHUCK.

- RIGHT AGAIN, LENORE.

I'LL HAVE THAT TO KEEP ME WARM

IN THE HOSPITAL.

- CODY, GET AWAY

FROM THAT SMELLY THING.

- LENORE?

LENORE?

LENORE, I'M IN HERE.

- I DON'T DO DUMPSTERS.

- I'M FINE.

I'LL BE ALL RIGHT.

[grunting]

OKAY.

OKAY.

AH!

- DON'T TELL ME THIS IS

OUR NEW OFFICE.

- WHAT DID I SAY ABOU BILLY COOK?

- YOU SAID HE WAS A BAD EGG

AND THAT HE'D BE MAD

THAT YOU CAUGHT HIM STEALING

FREDDIE MALONE'S BICYCLE.

- AND?

- YOU SAID WHEN HIS MONTH OF

DETENTION AND GROUNDING WAS UP

THAT HE'D BE COMING AFTER YOU.

- AND WHAT ELSE?

- YOU WANTED ME TO REMIND YOU

THAT THE MONTH WAS UP.

- AND WHAT DID YOU DO?

- OH, I SEE.

YOU WANTED ME TO TELL YOU

BEFORE THE MONTH WAS UP.

- [sighs]

YOU'RE THE LIMIT, LENORE.

- OH, AND IT LOOKS LIKE YOU HAVE

AN APPOINTMENT IN HALF AN HOUR.

BETTER GET HOME TO WASH OFF

THE STENCH OF HUMILIATION.

- [sighs]

DAMES--JUST WHEN YOU THINK

YOU'VE GOT 'EM FIGURED OUT,

THEY LET YOU TAKE A DUMPSTER

DIVE IN YOUR GOOD SHOES.

[melancholy trumpet music]

- DETECTIVES STEELE AND FOGLE,

CHIEF VAN OWEN NEEDS TO SEE YOU

RIGHT AWAY.

- 10-4.

- HEY, SAM, AIN'T THAT YOUR KID?

WHAT'S HE DOING DOWNTOWN?

- I DON'T KNOW.

- WHAT'S WITH THE FEDORA

AND THE TRENCH COAT, MAN?

- HELLO, SIR.

WHAT BRINGS YOU DOWNTOWN?

- I WORK HERE.

WHAT ABOUT YOU?

- WHOA, SAM.

YOU ARE SMELLING RIPE.

WHAT, YOU BEEN GOING TO SCHOOL

IN A GARBAGE TRUCK, SON?

- NO, DETECTIVE FOGLE.

IT'S SUMMER VACATION.

- MM.

- LOOK, SON, I KNOW YOU LIKE

PLAYING PRIVATE DETECTIVE...

- I'M NOT PLAYING, SIR.

- NEVERTHELESS, YOU SHOULDN'T BE

COMING ALL THE WAY DOWNTOWN.

YOUR MOTHER WOULD BE

WORRIED SICK.

- SIR, I'M ON A CASE.

- DOWNTOWN

IS OUT OF YOUR JURISDICTION.

THAT'S AN ORDER.

NOW, LET'S GET YOU HOME.

- HEY, SAM,

YOU RIDE IN THE BACK.

TAKE THAT STINK WITH YOU,

ALL RIGHT?

[enigmatic accordion music]

- WELCOME TO MICHE.

RIGHT THIS WAY.

- [French accent] AH, MERCI.

THANK YOU.

- WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE

THE WINE LIST?

- UH, NO, BUT COULD YOU HAVE

THE WAITER BRING ME

SOME SPARKLING WATER,

NO ICE?

- OF COURSE.

UM, IF YOU DON'T MIND ME ASKING,

YOU'RE NOT FROM AROUND HERE,

ARE YOU?

- NO, NO, I AM FROM LYON.

IT IS FRANCE.

- WHAT BRINGS YOU TO DES MOINES?

- A SMALL COMMUTER PLANE

FROM CHICAGO.

NO, I TEASE.

I'M ON A SIGHTSEEING TOUR

OF YOUR COUNTRY,

AND DES MOINES, IT'S AN AMERICAN

CITY WITH FRENCH HISTORY.

- I KNOW, WE STUDIED THA IN HIGH SCHOOL.

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