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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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Steele's Other Tag Team Member
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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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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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Trivia

Carlos Lauchu had made a guest appearance in Baywatch: Tower of Power (1993) 3 years earlier. Alexandra Paul whom played Stephanie Holden in that series makes a cameo as the woman in bed with Dick Steele. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, when WD-40 is tied up and the henchman walks up to him, he falls down and his arms are tied at the elbow. But when he tags in, he's tied at the wrist. See more »

Quotes

Kabul: Do you have lighter?
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: I only use matches.
Kabul: Does your mother know you smoke?
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: Yes. But I don't inhale.
Kabul: Kabul
[Steele gives him puzzled look]
Kabul: I'm Kabul
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Crazy Credits

Kung Fu Grip: G.I. Joe See more »

Connections

Spoofs Speed (1994) 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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Another Spoof with Leslie Nielsen
30 October 2016 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 (Leslie Nielsen) is assigned by his director (Charles Durning), to stop the evil General Rancor (Andy Griffith) from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot KGB agent Veronique Ukrinsky (Nicollette Sheridan) to find Rancor and save the world.

The brainless "Spy Hard" is another spoof with Leslie Nielsen in the lead role in the same style of "Naked Gun". There are gags with James Bond films, "Speed" an "Home Alone". Unfortunately the style of Jim Abrahams and David Zucker is only reasonable and the film is not as funny as should be. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Duro de Espiar" ("Hard to See")


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