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Spy Hard (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Action  |  24 May 1996 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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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

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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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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

Elizabeth Hurley was up for the female lead. She would later play the female lead in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), another James Bond spoof. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene where the main character throws a lighter in to the parachute, you can clearly see a smoke machine attached to a parachute cord. See more »

Quotes

Dick Steele, Agent WD-40: [to Rancor] I'd shake your hand, but I don't know where it landed
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References My Girl (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

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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A gag a second
22 July 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

From the same mold as the "Naked Gun" series, "Spy Hard" stars everyone's favorite bumbling hero Leslie Nielson as a not-so-secret agent, WD-40, who stumbles his way through another slampooning chaotic comic story. Sniping at everything from "Speed" to "Home Alone" and built around the James Bond flicks, "Spy Hard" features lots of babes and bunches of bit part celebs with nonstop gags and off-the-wall humor. Only for those who are into wacky for the sake of wacky. (C+)


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