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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 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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Box Office

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$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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The fictional "breakaway Russian republic, Kreplachistan" is named after kreplach, small dumplings that are a part of Jewish cuisine. See more »

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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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