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Spy Hard (1996)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 24 May 1996 (USA)
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his Director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot K.G.B. Agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.

Director:

Rick Friedberg

Writers:

Jason Friedberg (story), Aaron Seltzer (story) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leslie Nielsen ... Dick Steele 'Agent WD-40'
Nicollette Sheridan ... Veronique Ukrinsky 'Agent 3.14'
Charles Durning ... The Director
Marcia Gay Harden ... Miss Cheevus
Barry Bostwick ... Norman Coleman
John Ales ... Kabul
Andy Griffith ... General Rancor
Elya Baskin ... Professor Ukrinsky
Mason Gamble ... McCluckey
Carlos Lauchu ... Slice
Stephanie Romanov ... Victoria Dahl / Barbara Dahl
Joyce Brothers ... Steele's Tag Team Member (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
Ray Charles ... Bus Driver
Hulk Hogan ... Steele's Other Tag Team Member
Roger Clinton ... Agent Clinton
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Storyline

General Rancor is threatening to destroy the world with a missile he is hiding at his secret base. But to complete his goal, he needs a special computer chip, invented by the scientist Prof. Ukrinsky. Special Agent Dick Steele is assigned to the case, in order to prevent the worst. He teams up with Ukrinsky's daughter Veronique, who happens to be a KGB agent. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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The Laughs Start Soon! See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish

Release Date:

24 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Live and Let Spy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$98,176, 19 July 1996

Gross USA:

$29,000,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hollywood Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Elizabeth Hurley was up for the female lead. She would later play the female lead in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), another James Bond spoof. See more »

Goofs

General Rancor states that the missile will launch in 36 hours, yet way more time than that has passed before he and Steel meet. See more »

Quotes

Agent Steve Bishop: Sir, we have intercepted a disturbing video on the rock of gabraltar.
The Director: Well, what is it?
Agent Steve Bishop: It's this really big rock sticking out of the water on the south coast of Spain.
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Crazy Credits

Chicago Gangboss: Al Capone See more »

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References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Nowhere Baby You Bet
Written and Performed by Chris Marshall
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A gag a second
22 July 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

From the same mold as the "Naked Gun" series, "Spy Hard" stars everyone's favorite bumbling hero Leslie Nielson as a not-so-secret agent, WD-40, who stumbles his way through another slampooning chaotic comic story. Sniping at everything from "Speed" to "Home Alone" and built around the James Bond flicks, "Spy Hard" features lots of babes and bunches of bit part celebs with nonstop gags and off-the-wall humor. Only for those who are into wacky for the sake of wacky. (C+)


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