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Spy Hard (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Action  |  24 May 1996 (USA)
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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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Victoria Dahl / Barbara Dahl
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Steele's Tag Team Member (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
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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

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

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Release Date:

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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The opening title sequence is a very specific and direct send-up of the main title sequence of the James Bond movie Thunderball (1965). See more »

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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 »

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[about to infiltrate Kikiree Island]
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: I'm going in there.
Veronique Ukrinsky, Agent 3.14: That's crazy!
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: No, crazy is walking down the street with half a cantaloupe on your head, muttering "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
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Written and Performed by Patrick Wilson and Adam Roth
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'Spy Hard' isn't a very "good" film, but it's quite hilarious at times
12 December 2004 | by (DG, IL) – See all my reviews

Spy Hard 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.

Cast Includes... Leslie Nielson and Andy Griffith.

'Spy hard' is basically Naked Gun 4 with different character names and less laughs. Spy hard veers off course and Dick Steele travels to so many different locations that we lose track and don't end up caring. So, In the end, 'Spy Hard' does have some quality laughs but doesn't live up to any of Nielson's other spoofs.

2.5/4

PG13- crude/sexual humor and some comic, fake violence.


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