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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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Cast

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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 »

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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

Mason Gamble's character, McCluckey, is a paradoy of Macaulay Culkin's Kevin McCallister character in the first two Home Alone movies. John Hughes who wrote the Home Alone movies also wrote Dennis the Meanace (1993) which starred Gamble as the titular character. See more »

Goofs

When Dick is in the lab talking about new technologies, the can's lid pops up twice. See more »

Quotes

Veronique Ukrinsky, Agent 3.14: Have a nice flight, and I wish you adieus
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: Thank you, but I am quite satisfied with the do I have.
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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

Referenced in The Simpsons: You Only Move Twice (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Nowhere Baby You Bet
Written and Performed by Chris Marshall
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funny but not his best
23 August 1999 | by (CA) – See all my reviews

This movie is pretty funny, it's not Leslie Nielsen's best though. Some parts of this movie are just plain dumb, but that's the point. It's actually a pretty funny movie that I enjoyed watching and will maybe enjoy again.

Charles Durning and Barry Bostwick are funny together. Marcia Gay Harden is funny too. And of course, Leslie Nielsen, he's funny in this film but not funnier than some of his other films.

If you like this kind of comedy, and Leslie Nielsen then you'd like this. But if you're looking for a funnier film with Nielsen, than rent another one like dracula or any of the naked gun movies, airplane is always good too.


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