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Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 26 July 2002 (USA)
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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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26 July 2002 (USA)  »

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Austin Powers 3  »

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$63,000,000 (estimated)

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£5,585,978 (UK) (26 July 2002)

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$213,079,163 (USA) (1 November 2002)
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Trivia

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 we first see them (from the submarine) there are three shark fins, but we subsequently only ever see two sharks. See more »

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[first lines]
Famous Austin: Yeah Baby.
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The credit for the company that created the animatronic sharks reads: "Sharks with frickin laser beams" See more »

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Spoofs Cleopatra Jones (1973) See more »

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Daddy Wasn't There
Written by Matthew Sweet and Mike Myers
Performed by Ming Tea featuring Mike Myers (as Austin Powers)
Produced by Matthew Sweet
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OK- but the worst out of the three
3 December 2002 | by (Surrey, England) – See all my reviews

To be brutal, this movie is cynical. I mean, Mike Myers is a funny guy, but this constant rehash of old material (see the radar jokes, the shadow-on-the-wall, the father-son misunderstandings) is just a bit worrying and suggests Mr. Myers has run out of ideas.

There are some classic moments in the movie, like the beginning sequence, and the shadow-on-the-wall sequence involving Mini-me, but the whole thing stinks of self-indulgence and money-making rather than originality or passion.

I felt myself, straining to laugh throughout the 90 minutes or so I was in the cinema, and I SO wanted to love this movie as I loved the previous two installments. Mike Myers is funny, and Beyonce Knowles is surprisingly good too, but Michael Caine isn't given the right material to shine and the Osbournes cameo verges on the pointless.

Good, but not your best effort. Austin Powers 4? No thank you


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