Picture this: it’s the early 2000s. Frosted lip gloss is in, as are trucker hats and everything denim. It was also a massive time for films from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone to Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and even Shrek. Every Millennial or Gen Z kid wanted Heelys or the new Xbox and was undoubtedly obsessed with the kid-friendly espionage flick that had taken over. What film would that be? None other than Robert Rodriguez’s iconic Spy Kids.
As Netflix and Robert Rodriguez prepare to revamp the cult classic Spy Kids franchise, here’s why it’s worth revisiting and rebooting.