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Spy Hard (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Action | 24 May 1996 (USA)
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot KGB agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.

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The Director
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Norman Coleman
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Kabul
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General Rancor
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Professor Ukrinsky
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McCluckey
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Slice
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Victoria Dahl / Barbara Dahl
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Steele's Tag Team Member (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
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Bus Driver
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Agent Clinton
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Storyline

General Rancor is threatening to destroy the world with a missile he is hiding at his secret base. But to complete his goal, he needs a special computer chip, invented by the scientist Prof. Ukrinsky. Special Agent Dick Steele is assigned to the case, in order to prevent the worst. He teams up with Ukrinsky's daughter Veronique, who happens to be a KGB agent. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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All the action. All the women. Half the intelligence. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor and sexual innuendo | See all certifications »

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24 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Live and Let Spy  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$98,176 (USA) (19 July 1996)

Gross:

$26,906,039 (USA) (23 August 1996)
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Trivia

Fabio: as Himself. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, a parachute jumper is shown from wider angle for a moment. You can clearly he is a stunt double, not Leslie Nielsen himself. See more »

Quotes

[Two thugs are dragging McCluckey up some stairs, hitting his head on every step]
Thug: That's for Getting Even With Dad. And that's for My Girl. And that's for My Girl 2.
McCluckey: I wasn't even in My Girl 2!
Both Thugs: We don't care!
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Crazy Credits

During "Weird Al" Yankovic's opening title sequence, he smacks away the "Spy Hard" title. Later when Al's own credit shows up, he glances over to it and nods approvingly. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Die Hard (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

You Never Can Tell (C'est la vie)
Written and Performed by Chuck Berry
Courtesy of MCA Records
By Arrangement with MCA Special Markets and Products
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Genuinely funny film starring the one and only!
29 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

I've seen that this film has got mostly bad reviews on this website, and i heard that at the time of this movies release, it didn't do well in the box office and was also poorly received, in my opinion though, they are ALL wrong!

This is a great film, you can clearly see that it tries to live up to the great heights of the Naked Gun series, and it has a real go at it, but seriously, what will ever beat The Naked Gun, in comedy anyway...?

There are lots of good gags in the film but i'm not going to spoil it for you, just buy the DVD (VHS if your old fashioned!) and find them out for yourself, it will be worth it believe me!

I would recommend this to any Leslie Neilson fan (like me!) or anyone needing a good laugh....

8/10


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