In 2001, Spy Kids blasted its way into cinemas. The action adventure movie, about a family of spies, was a box office hit and led to a series of movies.

But how many Spy Kids movies are there?

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The Spy Kids films in order

Image: ©Dimension Films

To date, there are four Spy Kids movies. The Spy Kids movies – which were produced between 2001 and 2011 – include:

  • Spy Kids (2001)
  • Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
  • Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
  • Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011)
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Are all of the Spy Kids movies part of the same series?

All four Spy Kids films are part of the same series, with events told in chronological order. However, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World is partially a soft reboot of the series, so is not as tightly connected as parts 1 – 3.

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Who are the cast of the Spy Kids films?

Image: ©Dimension Films

The cast of the Spy Kids films is pretty consistent across the course of the four movies – and very impressive. Notable actors in the Spy Kids series include Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Danny Trejo, Alan Cumming, Cheech Marin, Mike Judge, Tony Shalhoub, George Clooney, Steve Buscemi, Ricardo Montalban, Bill Paxton, Teri Hatcher, Robert Patrick, Taylor Momsen, Sylvester Stallone, Salma Hayek, Elijah Wood, Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, and Joel McHale.

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Is the Spy Kids series the work of the same director?

The Spy Kids films are the work of writer/director Robert Rodriguez.

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What is the best Spy Kids film?

Spy Kids is generally considered to be the strongest film in the collection, while Spy Kids: All the Time in the World is regarded as the weakest entry. According to IMDb the Spy Kids films are ranked as follows:

  • Spy Kids (2001) – 5.4/10
  • Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002) – 5.1/10
  • Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) – 4.2/10
  • Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) – 3.5/10
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