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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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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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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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Ray Charles:  as a Bus Driver. See more »

Goofs

When Dick is in the lab talking about new technologies, the can's lid pops up twice. See more »

Quotes

Agent Steve Bishop: Sir, we have intercepted a disturbing video on the rock of gabraltar.
The Director: Well, what is it?
Agent Steve Bishop: It's this really big rock sticking out of the water on the south coast of Spain.
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Loaded Cameraman: Getting Help See more »

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Spoofs Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

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Hawaiian Lullaby
Written and Performed by Ashley J. Irwin
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Average fare but some good moments
16 January 2001 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

The dopey, deadpan character sculptured by Leslie Nielsen is back in a "James Bond-esque" comedy as agent WD 40. There are more gag misfires in this movie, than a parking lot full of dead batteries. However, he's such a likeable guy, you can make it over the hump.

Unfortunately, with the exit of the mad geniuses (The Zucker Bros. & Jim Abrahms), there's little here in this script to wave the pom-poms about. It's all been done too many times before.

Of honourable mention is a priceless, very quick cameo with Pat Morita, which is an absolute gem. There are other assorted scenarios that came off well, too. See it if you must on a rainy Sunday, but this is pretty old, borrowed and blue.


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