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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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Comedy | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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

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Goofs

Dick Steel attempts to save the president by hooking a cable to the bumper of his limo, which fails when the bumper comes off. When the car hits the water you can clearly see that the bumper is still on the car. See more »

Quotes

Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: You carry a UB-21 Schnauzer with a Gnab silencer. That's KGB. You prefer an H&K over an A.K. Your surveillance technique is NSA. Your ID is CIA. You received your Ph.D. at NYU. Traded in your GTO for a BMV. You listen to CDs by R.E.M. and STP. And you'd like to see J.F.K. in his BVDs, getting down with O.P.P. And you probably put the toilet paper back on the roll with the paper on the inside.
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Crazy Credits

This film owned by the Juice Mafia See more »

Connections

Spoofs E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 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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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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