Top 8 Spy Kids Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Spy Kids facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Spy Kids film message.

The kids uncle, played by Danny Trejo, is named Isador Cortez, AKA Machete. The character Machete and the uncle in Spy Kids are canonically the same character
The kids uncle, played by Danny Trejo, is named Isador Cortez, AKA Machete. The character Machete and the uncle in Spy Kids are canonically the same character
D (2003) Ricardo Montalban Kept holding up the script to read his lines so the film makers cgi'd the script as a butterfly
D (2003) Ricardo Montalban Kept holding up the script to read his lines so the film makers cgi'd the script as a butterfly

Spy Kids Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Carmen picks up the golden idol from Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Carmen picks up the golden idol from Raiders of the Lost Ark

Spy Kids Hidden Details

In the opening scene the Limo Driver waiting for Antonio Banderas is holding up a sign that says "HOMBRE" which obviously is "man" in spanish but concealing the real name

When Demetra is eliminated from the game, grandpa tells Junie, "Don't fall in love with the game"

1 - In this scene in Spy Kids (2001) the crates on Machete's roof the crates say destination Syria and Costa Rica, this implies that he is shipping his inventions to unstable regions at that time, is he an arms dealer?
In this scene in Spy Kids (2001) the crates on Machete's roof the crates say destination Syria and Costa Rica, this implies that he is shipping his inventions to unstable regions at that time, is he an arms dealer?
1 - When Carmen opens a drawyer of gadgets, there is a line of kitchen knife sharpeners.
When Carmen opens a drawyer of gadgets, there is a line of kitchen knife sharpeners.
Spy Kids poster
Spy Kids poster

Spy Kids Plot

The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Spy Kids. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Director Robert Rodriguez
Stars Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara
IMDB score 5.5