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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

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Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Myers ... Austin Powers / Dr. Evil / Fat Bastard
Heather Graham ... Felicity Shagwell
Michael York ... Basil Exposition
Robert Wagner ... Number Two
Rob Lowe ... Young Number Two
Seth Green ... Scott Evil
Mindy Sterling ... Frau Farbissina
Verne Troyer ... Mini-Me (as Verne J. Troyer)
Elizabeth Hurley ... Vanessa Kensington
Gia Carides ... Robin Swallows
Oliver Muirhead ... British Colonel
George Cheung ... Chinese Teacher (as George Kee Cheung)
Jeffrey Meng Jeffrey Meng ... Chinese Student
Muse Watson ... Klansman
Scott Cooper ... Klansman's Son - Bobby
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Storyline

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 Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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He's back, he's even bigger and he's up for it! See more »


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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

11 June 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Austin Powers 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,917,604, 13 June 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$206,040,086

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$312,016,858
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

In the film, Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, Mini-Me, and Scott Evil travel back through time to the year 1969. Verne Troyer (Mini-Me) was born on January 1, 1969. See more »

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After Dr. Evil's chair spins out of control, you can hear a member of the crew laugh out loud in the background, just after Dr. Evil says "sick as a dog". See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: 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 »

Alternate Versions

When the movie aired on TBS, the scene where Austin says, "This coffee tastes like sh*t" was edited slightly. The swear-word was replaced with "poop." See more »

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Spoofs There's Something About Mary (1998) See more »

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Get The Girl
Written by Susanna Hoffs, Debbi Peterson, and Victoria Peterson (as Vicki Peterson)
Performed by The Bangles (as Bangles)
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uggghhhh.... so how is this funny? It's depressing!
11 January 2000 | by AylmerSee all my reviews

If I had merely 1/600th of the monstrous advertising budget of this film, I think even I could have made a better movie.

Relentlessly annoying, badly written, unfunny movie stars Michael Myers (not the Halloween one) basically making an ass of himself the way he does best. There are a total of two funny moments in this film (one a lengthy reprisal of the Jerry Springer show, though overdone; and another involving a guard idiotically jumping into a pool of magma). Other than that, the humor is moronic, repetitive, and obnoxious. Many of the Myers's monologues seem as though he is coming up with his dialog on the spot, particularly in the case of fat bastard. It's mind-boggling how even Will Farrel's cameos wasn't even funny. Is this what cinematic entertainment is coming to? Had it the micro-budget the script deserved, this film would have been forgotten long ago.

Of course this movie made a lot of money, even though it was directed with all the stylistic panache' of Ed Wood and Bruno Mattei, though far less humorous than any of their efforts.

One more thing - what was Michael York doing in this movie? I felt sorry for such a great actor being reduced to such a minimal cameo, though Charles Napier was just as much a victim in this film. One can see in them the same embarrassment that Richard Harris felt as he "acted" in Tarzan The Ape Man, which was twice the film this is.


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