In Like Flint (1967)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  15 March 1967 (USA)
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Super-spy Flint takes on a cabal of women plotting to rule the world.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Hale ...
Lisa Norton / Nora Benson
U.S. President Trent
Hanna Landy ...
Totty Ames ...
Steve Ihnat ...
Colonel / Gen. Carter
Thomas Hasson ...
Lt. Avery
Mary Michael ...
Diane Bond ...
Denise (as Jacki Ray)
Russian Premier
Natasha, the Ballerina
Austin (as Buzz Henry)


Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed three minutes while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is "An Actor as President?") Flint finds that a group of women have banded together to take over the world through subliminal brainwashing in beauty salons they own. Written by John Vogel <>

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Release Date:

15 March 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flint misión insólita  »

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$3,775,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Feature film debut of Herb Edelman. See more »


When Flint is on a couch with ballet dancer Natasha she hands him two cigarettes to light. He puts the cigarettes into his mouth backwards with the filter end out. See more »


Lisa Norton: You're quite accustomed to being admired by women, aren't you? All those, uh, ridiculous, uh...
Flint: Sighs? Yes, you're quite right. They are ridiculous. I must say it's refreshing to be with a beautiful woman who's above that sort of thing.
Lisa Norton: Why I never said I was above that sort of thing. What I meant was...
Flint: Yes?
Lisa Norton: You really are good at it Mr. Flint.
[Flint laughs]
Lisa Norton: Tell me something. What is it about you that makes you so irresistible to women?
Flint: It's very simple. I don't compete with them.
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Referenced in Spy Vogue (2006) See more »


Russian folk tune
[Played during the scenes in Moscow]
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The Precursor to Austin Powers!
1 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you ever wondered about how the film series like Austin Powers came to be inspired, James Coburn does a memorable performance as Flint, original man of mystery in this film. The film is a spoof and farce from the James Bond spy thrillers. The plot includes the world being overthrown and manipulated by smart beautiful seductive women on a Caribbean Island where their leader is played by Anna Lee (General Hospital's beloved Lila Quartermaine). She is fantastic in her role. The film is a comedy and a statement about women's movement. The ending is now considered to be outdated by today's standards almost camp humor. Still, James Coburn did some of his best acting work here as the hero. The film is colorful and imaginative as well.

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