GenreAction, Comedy, Crime Duration CountryUnited States
WriterRobert Adetuyi, George Gallo Release dateJanuary 5, 2007 (2007-01-05) (United States) ProducersCedric the Entertainer, Brett Ratner, Jay Stern, Eric Rhone CastCedric the Entertainer (Jake Rodgers), Lucy Liu (Gina), Nicollette Sheridan (Diane), Mark Dacascos (Eric Hauck), Callum Keith Rennie (Shaw), Niecy Nash (Jacuzzi) Similar moviesBad Company (2002)
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Code Name: The Cleaner is a 2007 American action comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Lucy Liu, Cedric the Entertainer, Callum Keith Rennie and Nicollette Sheridan. The film was released by New Line Cinema on January 5, 2007. Upon its release, the film was met with negative reviews by critics and was a box office failure.
A janitor, Jake Rogers (Cedric the Entertainer), wakes up next to a dead body with no memory of who he is and how he got there, but gradually comes to believe he is a secret undercover agent, and after fleeing the hotel and meeting his wife Diane (Nicollette Sheridan) and girlfriend (Lucy Liu) Jake goes on one crazy adventure to find out who he is.
Lucy Liu as Gina
Cedric the Entertainer as Jake Rogers
Nicollette Sheridan as Diane
Mark Dacascos as Eric Hauck
Callum Keith Rennie as Shaw
Niecy Nash as Jacuzzi
DeRay Davis as Ronnie
Will Patton as Riley
Kevin McNulty as Dr. Soames
Beau Davis as Old Timer
Bart Anderson as Charlie
Tom Butler as Crane
Robert Clarke as The Butler
The film received overwhelmingly negative reviews. Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 4% based on 82 reviews (79 negative, 3 positive), with the website concluding: "Code Name: The Cleaner is a limp action/comedy flick that alternates between lame, worn-out jokes and cheesy martial arts." Metacritic gave the film a score of 33 out of 100, based on 16 reviews, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".
The film managed to gross only $10,337,477 worldwide against a $20,000,000 production budget.
The film received a Razzie nomination for Worst Supporting Actress (Nicollette Sheridan).
Code Name: The Cleaner was released on April 24, 2007 and sold 224,724 units translating to revenue of $4,492,233.