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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi  -  2 May 1997 (USA)
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A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.

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Austin Powers presents his own kind of shagadellic swinging shindig courtesy of MTV to promote his movie, Austin Powers International Man of Mystery. Edited in the style of 'Rowan & ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Austin Powers is a 60's spy who is cryonically frozen and released in the 1990's. The world is a very different place for Powers. Unfortunately for Austin, everyone is no longer sex-mad. Although he may be in a different decade, his mission is still the same. He has teamed up with Vanessa Kensington to stop the evil Dr. Evil, who was also frozen in the past. Dr. Evil stole a nuclear weapon and is demanding a payment of (when he realises its the 90's) 100 billion dollars. Can Austin Powers stop this madman? or will he caught up with Evil's henchman, with names like Alotta Fagina and Random Task? Only time will tell! Written by simon

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Frozen in the 60's... thawing spring '97, baby! See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for nudity, sex-related dialogue and humor | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,548,111 (USA) (2 May 1997)

Gross:

$53,868,030 (USA) (26 September 1997)
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Quotes

[first lines]
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Psychedelic Scene Breaks
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"Shagadellic"
17 February 2004 | by (Staten Island, New York) – See all my reviews

A shagadellic movie baby, yeah. This is one of Mike Myers' classic movies. Mike(Wayne's World) is the man playing Austin and Dr. Evil, Liz Hurley(Bedazzled) is excellent as Vanessa, and Seth Green(Rat Race) is funny as hell playing Scott. Some of the world's greatest celebrities also make cameo appearences in this classic including Tom Arnold(True Lies), Cindy Margolis(model), Will Ferrell(Saturday Night Live), Charles Napier(tough guy roles), and Mike Judge(Beavis and Butthead) as Beavis and Butthead, who all make this comedy even more funny. There is no way if anyone watches this movie, they will not laugh; and the series gets funnier by movie.

For whoever is reading this and hasn't seen the movie: If you watch this movie, you will laugh your head off!


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