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24 May 1996 (USA) See more »
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All the action. All the women. Half the intelligence. See more »
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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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Leslie Nielsen ... Dick Steele, Agent WD-40

Nicollette Sheridan ... Veronique Ukrinsky, Agent 3.14

Charles Durning ... The Director

Marcia Gay Harden ... Miss Cheevus

Barry Bostwick ... Norman Coleman

John Ales ... Kabul

Andy Griffith ... General Rancor

Elya Baskin ... Professor Ukrinsky

Mason Gamble ... McCluckey

Carlos Lauchu ... Slice

Stephanie Romanov ... Victoria Dahl / Barbara Dahl

Joyce Brothers ... Steele's Tag Team Member (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)

Ray Charles ... Bus Driver

Hulk Hogan ... Steele's Other Tag Team Member

Roger Clinton ... Agent Clinton

Robert Culp ... Businessman

Fabio ... Fabio

Robert Guillaume ... Agent Steve Bishop

Pat Morita ... Brian, Waiter in Restaurant

Alexandra Paul ... Woman in Murphy Bed

Mr. T ... Helicopter Pilot

Alex Trebek ... Agency Tape Recorder (voice)

Taylor Negron ... Painter

Curtis Armstrong ... Pastry Chef

Tina Arning ... Dancer #1
William Barillaro ... Blind Driver

Michael Berryman ... Bus Patron with Oxygen Mask

Downtown Julie Brown ... Cigarette Girl
Stephen Burrows ... Agent Burrows

Keith Campbell ... Thug #2

Carl Ciarfalio ... Thug #1

Brad Grunberg ... Postal Worker (as Johnny Cocktails)
Wayne Cotter ... Male Dancer

Rick Cramer ... Heimlich, Rancor Terrorist

Eddie Deezen ... Rancor Guard Who Gets Spit On
Joey Dente ... Goombah, Dead Wise Guy
Paul Eliopoulos ... Agent #1
Andrew Christian English ... Paratrooper
Johnny G ... Gangster #2

Brad Garrett ... Short Rancor Guard (voice)
Michael Lee Gogin ... Short Rancor Guard

Bruce Gray ... The President
Kevin Grover ... Sign Language Speaking Golpher
Hollis Hill ... Agent #2

Brian Howe ... Clubhouse Bartender

Kevin Jackson ... Kikiree Island Cabbie
Barbara Isaacs ... Kikiree Islander
Nina Lorena ... Rancor Terrorist (as Nia James)
Valentino Johnson ... Michael Jackson Lookalike
Elizabeth Kaitan ... Helicopter Ticket Agent

John Kassir ... Rancor Guard at Intercom

Diane Klimaszewski ... Twin #1

Elaine Klimaszewski ... Twin #2
Austin Kottke ... Boy with Balloons

Clyde Kusatsu ... Noggin
Kelly Lange ... Kelly Lange
Michael Leahs ... Jogger
Tara Leon ... Masseuse (as Tara León)

Rawle D. Lewis ... Boatman #1

Tone Loc ... Gangster #1

Jon Manfrellotti ... Bouncer / Doorman

Bruno Marcotulli ... Sad Mime
Esau McKnight ... Skippy, Warrior on Cell Phone
Katherine Moffat ... Agent Moffat

Fran Montano ... Carny at Weapons Lab

Talisa Soto ... Seductress in Hotel Room (as Desiree More)
Ron Morgan ... Weapons Lab Worker
Joanne Nerlino ... Machine Gun Packing nun Leder / Singing Nun
Mil Nicholson ... English Countdown Lady
Gayle Obodzinski ... Dancer #2

Gary Owens ... M.C. for Rancor Extortion Video

Tyler Patton ... Punk Leader
Julie Payne ... Mother Superior

Peewee Piemonte ... Fighting Rancor Guard (as Pee Wee Piamonte)
Jeff Sanders ... Bird-Calling Rancor Guard

Thom Sharp ... Agent Sharp

Shari Shattuck ... Stewardess

Pat Tanzillo ... Agent Tanzillo

Thuy Trang ... Manicurist
Angela Visser ... Georgeous Blonde
Reid Worthington ... Balloon-Popping Boy
Maxi Anderson ... Singing Nun
Billie Barnum ... Singing Nun

Maria Del Rey ... Singing Nun
Linda Harmon ... Singing Nun
Darlene Koldenhoven ... Singing Nun
Carol Lombard ... Singing Nun
Jeanie Long ... Singing Nun

Sally Stevens ... Vocal Contractor & Singer

Táta Vega ... Singing Nun
Jeannine Wagner ... Singing Nun
Julia Waters ... Singing Nun
Maxine Waters Willard ... Singing Nun (as Maxine Waters)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Erik Betts ... Henchman (uncredited)

Matt Gulbranson ... Party Goer (uncredited)
Omega Kayne ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Ken Odom ... Trumpet Player (uncredited)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... (uncredited)
Asbjørn 'Bear' Riis ... Guard at Rocket (uncredited)

'Weird Al' Yankovic ... 'Weird Al' Yankovic (in Title Sequence) (uncredited)

Directed by
Rick Friedberg 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jason Friedberg (story) &
Aaron Seltzer (story)

Rick Friedberg (screenplay) &
Dick Chudnow (screenplay) and
Jason Friedberg (screenplay) &
Aaron Seltzer (screenplay)

Produced by
Doug Draizin .... producer
Rick Friedberg .... producer
Jeffrey Konvitz .... producer
Leslie Nielsen .... executive producer
Robert L. Rosen .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
John R. Leonetti (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Eric A. Sears  (as Eric Sears)
 
Casting by
Fern Champion 
Mark Paladini 
 
Production Design by
William J. Creber  (as William Creber)
 
Art Direction by
William J. Durrell Jr. 
 
Set Decoration by
Ernie Bishop  (as Ernest A. Bishop)
 
Costume Design by
Tom Bronson 
 
Makeup Department
Janice Alexander .... key hair stylist
Fred C. Blau Jr. .... assistant makeup artist (as Fred Blau)
Ken Chase .... key makeup & prosthetics
Laura Gorman .... makeup artist: Ms. Sheridan
Mary L. Mastro .... assistant hair stylist (as Mary L. Hart)
Robert Ryan .... makeup artist: Mr. Nielsen
Adam Brandy .... special effects makeup laboratory technician: special props (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Andrew Stone .... unit production manager
Kathy Virkler .... post-production supervisor
Gregory A. Gale .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leonard Bram .... first assistant director: second unit
Melanie Grefe .... second assistant director (as Melanie Grefé)
Chad Rosen .... second assistant director
Benjamin Rosenberg .... first assistant director
Ellie Smith .... second second assistant director
Fred Waugh .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Jaremy Aiello .... sculptor
Michael Allen .... assistant art director
Allan A. Apone .... animatronics and special props
Earl Benton .... stand-by painter
David B. Brenner .... construction coordinator
Kimberly Burns .... art department assistant
E.C. Chen .... set designer
Donald D. Coleman .... property master
Michael De Silva .... on-set dresser
Tim Jackson .... construction foreman (as Timothy C. Jackson)
Lee Joyner .... sculptor
Nancy A. King .... art department coordinator
Airick Kredell .... lead person
Maurice Larson .... lead painter (as Maurice 'Mo' Larson)
Ron Licari .... assistant property master
G.M.J. Marvis .... propmaker gangboss
Holly Pendergast .... sculptor
John R. Piper .... animatronics and special props
Arthur B. Shippee III .... property assistant
Arthur Shippee .... property master (as Arthur B. Shippee)
James E. Tocci .... set designer
Mark Wahlberg .... sculptor
Greg Whitfield .... plasterer
Martin J. Gibbons .... welding foreman (uncredited)
Michael W. Moore .... prop maker (uncredited)
James R. Shumaker .... set dresser (uncredited)
Viva Wang .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Javier Bennassar .... sound effects editor
Bill Brown .... sound effects editor
Benjamin L. Cook .... foley editor (as Benjamin Cook)
Louis Creveling .... dialogue editor
Mary Erstad .... foley mixer
Cormac Funge .... sound effects editor
Frank Gaeta .... sound effects editor
Gregory M. Gerlich .... supervising sound editor
Danielle Ghent .... foley editor
Thomas Giordano .... cable person
Patrick Giraudi .... re-recording mixer
Marilyn Graf .... foley mixer
David Grant .... dialogue supervisor
Catherine Harper .... foley artist
Steve Heinke .... adr mixer
Dean Hovey .... sound effects editor
Frederick Howard .... sound effects editor
Thomas Jones .... adr supervisor
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist
Paul Lewis .... boom operator
Paul Longstaffe .... dialogue editor
Derek Marcil .... adr mixer
David Melhase .... foley editor
David Melhase .... sound effects editor
David M. Ronne .... production sound mixer (as David Ronne)
John Ross .... re-recording mixer
Earl Sampson .... boom operator
Susan Shin .... dialogue editor
Marc Vanocur .... re-recording mixer
Dan Wallin .... sound recording engineer
Mathew Waters .... re-recording mixer
Elmo Weber .... sound effects editor
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer (uncredited)
John Vincent .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ernie Alvarez .... special effects technician
Robert Calvert .... special effects technician
Terry Erickson .... special effects technician
Scott Garcia .... special effects technician
Gary L. Karas .... special effects technician (as Gary Karas)
Vincent Montefusco .... special effects: trailor-pyro & flying
David Peterson .... special effects technician
Charles Schmitz .... special effects technician
Chuck E. Stewart .... special effects coordinator
Robert G. Willard .... special effects foreman (as Robert Willard)
Jerry D. Williams .... special effects foreman
Stan Blackwell .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Steve Fink .... prosthetics technician (uncredited)
Lee Joyner .... special effects makeup (uncredited)
Steve Miller .... special effects (uncredited)
Rudy Perez .... special effects (uncredited)
Eric Roberts .... special effects (uncredited)
Beecher Tomlinson .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Scott Beebe .... visual effects optical line up
Lawrence E. Benson .... visual effects key executive producer
Steven R. Benson .... visual effects supervisor
Suzanne M. Benson .... visual effects i.c.e. producer
Hank Chang .... visual effects i.c.e. system administrator
Barney Dogette .... animator compositing
Mark Dornfeld .... optical effects supervisor
Roger Duerrstein .... visual effects optical supervisor
Patric Kenly .... optical line-up (as Pat Kenly)
Dean Sadmune .... visual effects digital supervisor
Russell L. Smith .... CGI animator
Russell L. Smith .... CGI compositor
Edward Svetlik .... CGI animators compositing
Doug Ulm .... optical cameraman
Kent Johnson .... model maker (uncredited)
Gary Young .... model builder (uncredited)
Gil Zimmerman .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Laura Albert .... stunts
Howard Allen .... stunts
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunt double: Leslie Nielsen
Perry Barndt .... stunts
Erik Betts .... stunts
Scott Blake .... stunts
May Boss .... stunts (as Mary Boss)
Ted R. Boyse .... stunts
Jophery C. Brown .... stunts (as Jophery Brown)
Kim Burke .... stunts
Richard E. Butler .... stunts (as Dick Butler)
Mike Cameron .... stunts
Keith Campbell .... stunts
Ron Campbell .... stunts
Christopher Caso .... stunts
Mickey Cassidy .... stunts
Mark Chadwick .... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Norm Compton .... stunts
Jan M. Davis .... stunts
Georgia Durante .... stunts
Lanier Edwards .... stunts
Jeannie Epper .... stunts (as Jeannie Eppers)
Tony Epper .... stunts (as Tony Eppers)
Eddie Fiola .... stunts
Bobby J. Foxworth .... stunts
Richie Gaona .... stunts
Mickey Gilbert .... stunts
Joe Greblo .... stunts
Marian Green .... stunts (as Marion Green)
Christy Haves .... stunts
Hollis Hill .... stunts
Jeff Imada .... stunts
Loren Janes .... stunts
Matt Johnston .... stunts
Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw .... stunts (as Tracy Keehn Dashnaw)
Maria R. Kelly .... stunts (as Maria Kelly)
Henry Kingi Jr. .... stunts (as Henry Masao Kingi Jr.)
Henry Kingi .... stunts
Robbie Knott .... stunts
Randy Lamb .... stunts
Fred Lerner .... stunts
Dan McCann .... stunts
Lisa McCullough .... stunts
Wayne Montanio .... stunts
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Alan Oliney .... stunts
Bobby Ore .... stunts
Jim Palmer .... stunts (as James Stewart Palmer)
Manny Perry .... stunts (as Many Perry)
Craig Reed .... stunts
J.P. Romano .... stunts (as Jean-Pierre Romano)
Wally Rose .... stunts
Debby Lynn Ross .... stunts (as Debbie Lynn Ross)
Bobbt Allen Rown .... stunts
Tom Sanders .... stunts
John Santini .... stunts
Birgit K. Schier .... stunts
Anthony G. Schmidt .... stunts (as Anthony Schmidt)
Dennis Scott .... stunts
Dick Silva .... stunts
Paul Sklar .... stunts
Charles A. Tam .... stunts (as Charles Allen Tam)
Charles A. Tamburro .... stunts (as Chuck Tamburro)
Neezer Tarleton .... stunts
Cris Thomas-Palomino .... stunts
Clark Tucker .... stunts
Fred Waugh .... stunt coordinator
Scott Waugh .... stunts
Mark Yerkes .... stunt double: Joey Dente
Bill Young .... precision driving coordinator
Carlos A. Herzer .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
William H. Battersby Jr. .... additional camera operator
John C. Cole .... dolly grip
Tino Coutreras .... rigging grip
David Crone .... Steadicam operator "b" camera
Gary Dahlquist .... rigging gaffer
Suzanne Davis .... video assist operator
Allen D. Easton .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Allen Easton)
Allen D. Easton .... director of photography: second unit
Jarek Gorczycki .... best boy electric
Matthew G. Gordy .... rigging key grip
Elliott Marks .... still photographer
Scott Ronnow .... camera loader: "a" camera
Mark Santoni .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Peter Schmitt .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Rafael E. Sánchez .... gaffer
Stephen J. Ullman .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Mark Wineman .... video assist operator (as Mark A. Wineman)
John Young .... camera loader: "b" camera
Wayne Baker .... underwater camera tech: title sequence (uncredited)
Rick Grover .... grip (uncredited)
Michael Guthrie .... best boy grip: second unit (uncredited)
Clyde W. Smith .... photographer: opening scene (uncredited)
Doug Weinmann .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Paul J. Elliott .... mechanical designer
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Laura Kirrin .... casting assistant
Franklyn Warren .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Corey Bronson .... set costumer
Lizzie Harding-Wilkins .... animal costume designer
Haleen K. Holt .... costume sketch artist
David Rawley .... costume supervisor
Gary Sampson .... costumer: Mr. Nielsen
Tricia Bercsi Wilkin .... set costumer (as Patricia Bercsi)
Mira Zavidowsky .... key costumer
Steffany Bernstein Pratt .... set costumer: re-shoots (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Kimberly Burns .... post-production assistant
Linda DeMarco .... color timer
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Stephen M. Rickert Jr. .... second assistant editor
Richard J. Rossi .... first assistant editor
Benjamin P. Schwartz .... apprentice editor
Kelly Vandever .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Allison Gross .... assistant location manager
Ronald M. Quigley .... location manager (as Ron Quigley)
 
Music Department
Bob Bornstein .... music preparation
Bill Conti .... conductor
Jack Eskew .... orchestrator
Stuart Goetz .... assistant music editor
Jimmie Haskell .... title sequence music conductor
Steve Jay .... orchestrator: title sequence (as Stephen Jay)
Ken Johnson .... music editor
Nathan Kaproff .... conductor
Chris McGeary .... supervising music editor
Sally Stevens .... vocal contractor
Ashley Irwin .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Daniel J. Johnson .... co-music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver
Timothy P. Ryan .... transportation captain
Jerry Smith .... driver
Don Tardino .... transportation coordinator
Thomas Vilardo .... transportation captain
Thomas Garris .... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
Paul Jones .... driver (uncredited)
Gary Schamber .... transportation coordinator: reshoots (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Rick Baca .... assistant accountant
Karen A. Baker .... production assistant
Noella Barb .... medic
Peter Barnett .... assistant accountant
Ingrid K. Behrens .... production assistant
Kim Burke .... horse wrangler
Richard E. Chapla Jr. .... production secretary
Colleen Cole .... production coordinator
Chris Debiec .... assistant production coordinator (as Christopher A. Debiec)
Tammy R. Dickson .... production assistant
Jennifer Draizin .... assistant to producer
Charles W. Francis .... assistant accountant
David Grant .... dialogue supervisor
Ashley Irwin .... electronic programmer
Anna-Carin Jean .... assistant: Ms. Sheridan
Michael Leahs .... assistant: Mr. Friedberg
Jason A. Levine .... production assistant
Byron Macdonald .... production accountant
John Nuno .... production assistant
Sandy O'Neill .... unit publicist
Sarah Pierse .... stand-in: Ms. Sheridan
Ray Quiroz .... script supervisor (as Raymond Quiroz)
Corky Randall .... animal consultant
Chad Rosen .... production assistant
Gordon A. Spencer .... horse trainer
Joanne W. Strangman .... studio teacher
Ken 'Brother' Vils .... stand-in: Mr. Nielsen
Michael Wade .... medic
Elizabeth Wang-Lee .... assistant: Mr. Rosen (as Elizabeth L.S. Wang-Lee)
'Weird Al' Yankovic .... title designer: opening titles (as 'Weird Al' Yankovic)
'Weird Al' Yankovic .... title sequence director: second unit (as Al Yankovic)
David Allsberry .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Christian Carlberg .... practical effects crew (uncredited)
Manny Chavez .... production safety supervisor (uncredited)
Stephen A. Marinaccio II .... production assistant: re-shoots (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for crude humor and sexual innuendo
Runtime:
81 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
James Bond's favorite drink might be a martini shaken not stirred but the favorite drink of Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 (Leslie Nielsen) was a dry Manoli and Roussos on the rocks, stirred not beaten, with a twist of lemon, in chilled glasses not frozen, and with two curly little straws.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
[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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Movie Connections:
References "Star Trek" (1966)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hawaiian LullabySee more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Another Spoof with Leslie Nielsen, 30 October 2016
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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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