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Spy Hard (1996)

 -  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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Slice
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Victoria / 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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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

The motto of the United States of America Secret Service Agency was "Keeping America Quiet". 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

Bus Driver: [driving the bus] Next stop, Sunset Boulevard! I guess it's Sunset Boulevard.
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Hawaiian Lullaby
Written and Performed by Ashley J. Irwin
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Great film!
7 September 2004 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I don't see how anyone can not like this just a little bit. Sure it's not the greatest film in the world, but it still does justice to the spoof genre, which so many films have tried to do but failed (think Scary Movie (the 1st one, not the other 2, they were decent)).

It's not as good as the Naked Gun trilogy or Airplane, and it does recycle a few gags from there (Scary Movie 3 did this). They do this so that people who haven't seen the other films still get a variety of jokes from the other films.

The opening sequence is one of the best opening sequences I have seen in ages. They should definitely do more films like this film. 9/10.


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