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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy | 2 May 1997 (USA)
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A world-class playboy and part-time secret agent from the 1960s emerges after thirty years in a cryogenic state to battle with his nemesis Dr. Evil.

Director:

Jay Roach

Writer:

Mike Myers
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3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Myers ... Austin Powers / Dr. Evil
Elizabeth Hurley ... Vanessa Kensington
Michael York ... Basil Exposition
Mimi Rogers ... Mrs. Kensington
Robert Wagner ... Number Two
Seth Green ... Scott Evil
Fabiana Udenio ... Alotta Fagina
Mindy Sterling ... Frau Farbissina
Paul Dillon ... Patty O'Brien
Charles Napier ... Commander Gilmour
Will Ferrell ... Mustafa
Joann Richter Joann Richter ... 60s Model
Anastasia Sakelaris Anastasia Sakelaris ... 60s Model (as Anastasia Nicole Sakelaris)
Afifi Alaouie Afifi Alaouie ... 60s Model
Monet Mazur ... Mod Girl
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Storyline

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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If he were any cooler, he'd still be frozen, baby! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for nudity, sex-related dialogue and humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Mike Myers' favorite of his performances. See more »

Goofs

At the club, Austin is sitting next to Andy Warhol while he is painting a model's knee. In the next shot, the wide shot of the model and Andy, Austin is nowhere to be seen. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dr. Evil: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to my underground lair. I have gathered here before me the world's deadliest assassins, and yet each of you has failed to kill Austin Powers. That makes me angry. And when Dr. Evil gets angry, Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset. And when Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset... people DIE!
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Crazy Credits

The song "Meow Mix - What's Next?" is credited, Performed by Dr. Evil. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also the fight scene between Austin and Random Task is longer in the European version. We see Austin reaching for a knife, a candlestick and a coal rake. And after Vanessa hits Random Task with a champagne bottle, Austin says: "Smashing!". See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Bionic Woman: Kill Oscar (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Psychedelic Scene Breaks
Written by Matthew Sweet, Mike Myers, Susanna Hoffs, Christopher Ward, and Stuart D. Johnson
Performed by Ming Tea
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"They're always after me lucky charms."
27 October 2019 | by droog-56936See all my reviews

Mike Myers brings his absurdist brand of funny to the secret agent genre. At his peak Myers delivered a highly stylized form of comedy in an Airplane sense that holds up even today. This is his peak.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Austin Powers See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,548,111, 4 May 1997

Gross USA:

$53,883,989

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,683,989
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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