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Totally Spies! The Movie is totally The Movie of Totally Spies!.

It premiered on 2009 in its native France, and in April 2010 in the United States. It is an Origin Story for the three girls, recounting how Sam, Alex, and Clover met, became close friends, and began work as secret agents for W.O.O.H.P., the World Organization Of Human Protection. The girls begin their adventure after having been transferred to a high school in Beverly Hills and wind up stopping an evil Super Villain named Fabu, a former fashion model who entrances teenagers, plans to demolish the Earth from a fabulous luxury resort in space, and boasts what's possibly the most ludicrous Freudian Excuse in the history of time.

They rescue some hot studs and an adorable piggy along the way.


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  • Ambiguously Gay: Fabu. His mannerisms scream Camp Gay, but it's never stated outright. Downplayed in that aside from stereotypes, there are no other hints to Fabu's sexual orientation at all.
  • An Aesop: The movie manages to lay the "Individuality/Anti-Conformity" variety subtly underneath the main plot, while at the same time hammering it in our faces as part of the main plot.
  • Ax-Crazy: Sheesh! Peppy Wolfman's Secretary is just plain psycho when people don't do what she says. Even a rampaging pack of various animals, ranging from common cats to a freaking elephant, can't faze her, they only make her angrier.
  • Brainwashing: Fabu's method of controlling teenagers. Comes with a fabulous set of bleached bangs.
  • Eat the Camera: Mandy does this at one point while laughing.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Played straight then subverted when Fabu punishes the girls by giving them horrid looking faces, then he decides to jettison them into space anyway.
  • Fourth Wall Psych:
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    • At the start of the film, Rob seemingly leaves the shot, and then comes right back to look into the camera and greet the viewers, "Oh, hello there, handsome!", right before it cuts to reveal that he's actually talking to himself in the mirror.
    • Clover turns around and seemingly gives an Aside Glance in disgust when Jerry suggests that the girls follow Mandy. It turns out that she (and then Jerry) were actually looking at Mandy and her followers.
  • Freudian Excuse: Fabu has a magnificent one. He wants to demolish the Earth, because his pants fell off and people laughed at him once.
  • Harmless Electrocution: When Sam tries to hack into the surveillance system with her Compower, she accidentally puts the cord into the wrong plug. Frizzy hairstyles ensue for all three of the girls.
  • The Movie: Right there in the title.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Near the end of the movie Alex gets a call from a guy called Peppy Wolfman who seems to be offering to take Oinky off her hands. This is the last we see of Oinky in the movie. Luckily, Oinky came back for an episode in Season 6.

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