Nick Beam's life couldn't get any worse. He discovers he has been living a lie and is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. So when T. Paul, a carjacker, attempts to rob him, it is the last ... See full summary »
John C. McGinley
Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
Dr. Evil uses a device he calls a "Time Machine" to travel back to 1969 and remove Austin Powers' mojo. The sexually wounded swinger must travel back in time and, with the help of agent Felicity Shagwell, recover his vitality. Meanwhile, Dr. Evil's personal life runs amok as he discovers love, continues to shun his son and develops a close relationship with himself. Well, actually, a clone 1/8 his size whom he dubs "Mini-Me". The always time-baffled Dr. Evil begins his plan to put a gigantic cannon on the moon, thus turning it into a device called either "The Death Star" or "Alan Parson's Project," depending on which name is available. Written by
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Dr. Evil calls one of his creations The Alan Parsons Project, spoofing the name of a band that enjoyed popularity during the late 1970s and early 1980s. In 1999, Alan Parsons released his album "The Time Machine", and a remix of the title track includes snippets of Dr. Evil's dialogue from the movie. See more »
After Dr. Evil fights the guy who says "What are you, a freak?", he calms down. Before he goes to fight him again, you can see Scott to the right of him. He is not being controlled by the two "Jerry Springer crew." In the next shot of Scott, he is. Then he's not being controlled in the next shot. See more »
Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery, was frozen in 1967 and defrosted in the Nineties to battle his nemesis, Dr. Evil. After foiling his archenemy's plan to send a nuclear warhead to the center of the earth, Austin banished Dr. Evil to the cold recesses of space and settled down with his new wife, Vanessa, to live happily ever after. Or so he thought...
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The "Elizabeth Hurley as Vanessa" credit (in the opening credits scene) appears AFTER her only scene in the film. See more »
Buy the first one and watch it repeatedly; skip the sequel.
I had high hopes going into this one, I admit. I love the first one (though after the first 5 minutes of "Spy Who Shagged Me," that was dimmed significantly, too; you'll know why when you see the scene with Vanessa). Other than a couple of inspired bits by Dr. Evil (and the fact that Heather Graham approached goddess status as Felicity Shagwell), this film was a rehash of its far superior predecessor. There were no truly new gags or fun introduced, here, and the bathroom humor belonged more in a "Beavis & Butthead" cartoon than in an Austin Powers film. Mike Myers and the rest of the cast seemed lost in a meandering plotline that went nowhere fast. As inspired as Myers was in the first "Austin Powers," he was uninspired in this one. The potential was there for this to be one of THE defining movies of the year, but instead it fails to live up to expectations and even significantly cheapens the original, a feat which I've never before seen a film do. Save your money and either buy or rent the original; it's infinitely superior to the sequel.
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