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Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 26 July 2002 (USA)
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil.

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He's found his mojo, baby, and now Austin Powers is back again in this shagadelic comedy-adventure! The "sshhh!" hits the fan when Dr. Evil and Mini-Me escape from prison. Joining forces with the superfreaky Goldmember, they kidnap Austin's father, master spy Nigel Powers, in a dastardly time-travel scheme to take over the world. Before you can say "Shake Your Booty," Austin cruises to 1975 and teams up with sexy Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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What do you call a swinger old enough to be your father? Daddy! See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sexual innuendo, crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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$63,000,000 (estimated)

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£5,585,978 (UK) (28 July 2002)

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$213,307,889 (USA)
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It is unclear how Dr. Evil and Mini-Me returned to the present day, after the time portal was destroyed along with the moonbase at the end of the previous film. It was speculated that Dr. Evil's rocket may have had a device that allowed them to time travel. It was also speculated that Dr. Evil and Mini-Me returned to Earth and constructed another time portal, explaining how Goldmember came into possession of a time portal and it was also speculated that following the destruction of the moonbase, Dr. Evil and Mini-Me returned to the volcanic lair and returned to the present via the other time portal, which Dr. Evil, Mini-Me and Scott Evil arrived through from 1999. See more »

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When Austin enters Goldmember's club in 1975, Foxxy Cleopatra is singing a song that includes a portion of KC and The Sunshine Band's "Shake, Shake, Shake" which wasn't recorded and released until 1976. See more »

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[first lines]
Famous Austin: Yeah, baby.
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Toward the end of the closing credits: "The baby carrier depicted in this film was specially adapted for use herein. Always use baby carriers in accordance with manufacturer's instructions." See more »

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References Shrek (2001) See more »

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What The World Needs Now Is Love
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Burt Bacharach
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A buffoonery on "Goldfinger"!
18 March 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

That no one but Mike Meyers could pull off the role of Austin Powers is made amusingly clear in the opening scene, which must be seen to be appreciated. To those who have cringed through one or more of the James Bond films, finding them obnoxiously sexist, chauvinistic and crass, the Powers films are deliciously over-the-top burlesques of that genre, even if some of the gags are relentlessly sophomoric. Scatological humor is pervasive, especially of the soiled underwear, urinating and farting variety. In one of the latter the character adds the comment, "Even stink would say that stinks," and in another case, focusing on a bare behind, we get the tired old yawn, "I always thought you were crazy but now I can see your nuts." Note that is "your" and not "you're," and juvenile puns of that form do tend to blemish the script at times. Even so, most of the pranks are original, and it's a mindlessly fun film to watch. Meyers is a comedic wizard, and he is supported at every turn by an outstanding cast.


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