In 2001, Latino kids across the globe were met with a rare treasure never to be seen. A Latino spy family featuring two kids with top secret espionage badges on the big screen. The heroic movie “Spy Kids” launched a mega movie franchise as well as the imaginations of Latino kids.
Written and directed by Robert Rodriguez, “Spy Kids” was an epic espionage movie packed full of wonderment, surprise, gadgets oh yeah and Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino and new faces Alexa PenaVega and Daryl Sabara.
Check out these 20 hings you never knew about your favorite movie from 2001!
1. Robert Rodriguez, the director, used ideas from his childhood for his characters.
CREDIT: Dimension Films
Rodriguez had drawn a picture of men with thumbs for heads, arms, and legs as a child. The thumb people made an appearance as the clumsy robots known as the Thums Thumbs.