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The Silencers (1966)

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In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »

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In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "Operation: Fallout." If this plan comes to fruition, Big O will explode an atomic bomb over Alamogordo, NM, and start WWIII. Only Matt Helm can stop them. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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The letters in the name of the BIG O criminal organization is an acronym. The organization's full name is the Bureau for International Government and Order. See more »

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Helm's car is smashed repeatedly by two other cars and emerges completely unscathed. See more »

Quotes

Tina aka Cowboy: [after Matt has a wet first encounter with Gail at the swimming pool] I can't leave you alone for a second, can I?
Matt Helm: Not if you want to keep me dry.
Tina aka Cowboy: [Discussing Gail] Quite a girl.
Matt Helm: That is not a girl, Tina. That's a disaster area.
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Crazy Credits

Woven (almost literally) through the opening credits are three cleverly staged striptease dances by Mary Jane Mangler (brunette in blue), Larri Thomas (blond in white), and 'guest star' Cyd Charisse in red (who also performs the title number, voice dubbed by Vikki Carr). Charisse emerges roughly 40 minutes later in the film as an actual character - nightclub dancer Sarita. See more »

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Referenced in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) See more »

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Written by Billy Hill
Parody lyrics by Herbert Baker
Sung by Dean Martin
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Beautiful, Funny Stella Stevens steals this film!
2 October 2002 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

This is the first, and BEST, Matt Helm movie. Stella Stevens steals the show with a wonderful comedic performance as a clumsy tourist suspected of being a spy. Dino is charming, but seems bored throughout the movie. Victor Buono is hilarious as the madman trying to start a nuclear war between the USSR and the USA.

This movie has TONS of 1960s in-jokes. There is a great scene where Dino and Stella are DRINKING LIQUOR while driving on the highway! That alone is worth watching. A concept car of Ford Motor Company was used for the interior of Matt Helm's 1965 Mercury Colony Park station wagon.


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