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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

PG-13  |   |  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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Debonair. Defiant. Defrosted. 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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Trivia

As Austin and Vanessa escape from the underground factory, they run by Vasquez Rocks, a popular filming location (e.g. Star Trek (1966)) and state park, and speed off further into the park's parking lot. The exit is the other way. See more »

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When Austin Powers and Mrs. Kensington are shooting at the cryogenic freezing chamber which Dr. Evil has entered, the last two shots are heard, but the guns are not shooting anymore. See more »

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[first lines]
Dr. Evil: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to my underground lair. I have gathered here before me the world's deadliest assassins, and yet each of you has failed to kill Austin Powers. That makes me angry. And when Dr. Evil gets angry, Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset. And when Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset... people DIE!
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The final credits include scenes of a photo shoot with Austin Powers, as well as a music video of the song 'BBC' by Ming Tea. See more »

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References King of Kensington (1975) See more »

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Incense and Peppermints
Written by John S Carter and Tim Gilbert
Performed by The Strawberry Alarm Clock
Courtesy of MCA Records
By Arrangement with Universal Music Special Markets
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Austin Powers - A Man Of Mystery
5 May 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Austin Powers 1 is a clever sexual comedy with seat-off-the-pants action.

When I first watched this film, my parents asked me to because my father was coming back from Canberra and it's one of his favorite movies.

So I begged them to watch Mrs Doubtfire but instead we watched Austin Powers 1. I thought it was going to be boring, but watched anyway, just to be polite.

One quarter through the movie I was in love with it! I loved Mike myers from the beginning, but never knew that he could be so funny! He was absolutely hilarious and that drew me to watch the rest of them!


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