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

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24 May 1996 (USA)  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$26,906,039 (USA) (23 August 1996)
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Ray Charles:  as a Bus Driver. See more »

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Ford Motor Company didn't make the Pinto in 1969. They only made them between 1971 and 1980. 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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Spoofs Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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Spy Hard Theme
Written, Produced and Performed by 'Weird Al' Yankovic
Arranged and Orchestrated by Stephen Jay
Orchestra Conducted by Jimmie Haskell
Courtesy of Scotti Bros. Records
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Funny spy-themed spoof with Weird Al in opening theme
1 January 2006 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

I caught 'Spy Hard' on television the other night, and the film really took me back to the early 1990s. I noticed Weird Al right away from his part singing the theme song. 'Spy Hard's' purpose is to create a comical version of James Bond and similar spy-themed films. Some of the comedy is very funny, but some of it wears thin throughout the film. (You'll either enjoy the sense of humour, or you will hate it.) WD40 is a great name for the secret agent, and Mr. T even makes an appearance. There is also a lot of adult-themed humour. By the end of the film, I was ready for it to be finished. It's funny, but it's not brilliant, but I cannot complain because it did let me laugh. If you like Austin Powers, you will probably like this, even though it is not as popular. It will also take you right back to the early 1990s. Not a perfect film, it does have some good humour.


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