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Boris and Natasha (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Comedy  -  17 April 1992 (USA)
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The classic cartoon spies, Boris and Natasha, get their very own live-action adventure. Sent to America to find an important microchip, the usually villainous duo begin to question who they're working for and why.

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Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale are still spies for the mean little country of Pottsylvania, where, sandwiched between the nations Wrestlemania and Yoursovania, the Cold War is still frigid. Their Fearless Leader hatches a plan to capture a time-reverse micro-chip, using the two spies as high-profile patsies. They clumsily defect to America and try to unravel F.L.'s master plan. But can these dim-witted fools survive a secret assassin, exploding potatoes and the temptations of capitalism? And what of their old foes, "Moosk unt Squoirrel"? Written by &view=simple&sort=alpha" >Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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It's Good to be Bad!

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Boris & Natasha in Our Boy Badenov  »

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Final film of Anthony Newley. See more »

Quotes

Boris Badenov: Those pigs! Those pigs!
Natasha Fatale: Those pigs! Those pigs! What they do, Boris?
Boris Badenov: They took my dynamite.
Natasha Fatale: Those pigs! Those pigs!
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After the end credits, the Bellhop is seen still speaking to the corpse of Mr. X / Willie. See more »

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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Ennio Morricone
Used by permission of EMI Unart Catalog Inc.
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Dave Thomas is Great in This
9 October 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure if this movie made it into theatres or not. If I remember correctly it had a short run in Canadian theatres but I could be wrong.

The movie is the kind of screwball comedy in which Dave Thomas excels. He gives a great performance and really hams it up. I have been a big fan of his since the very earliest days of SCTV when it was still shot in Edmonton. There are a couple of other SCTV alumni in this movie also. Both Andrea Martin and John Candy spice things up a bit.

The only slightly sour note is the casting of Sally Kellerman as Natasha. She does her usual quirky and funny job of acting and by no means did a bad job. However at the time this move was made she was into her 50s and 10 or 12 years older than Dave Thomas. So, even though they work well together, their chemistry could have been a bit better. No doubt she was cast because they needed a known name to go with Dave Thomas who was not known as a lead actor, and for that matter still isn't usually a lead.

So in summary: If you get a chance to see this on Netflix or see the DVD on sale somewhere don't hesitate to watch it.


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