Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
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
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The scene where Nathan Lane acts as an intermediary in the conversation between Austin and Foxxxy is a reference to a similar scene in the Peter Sellers comedy After the Fox. See more »
Dr. Evil is explaining his plan to use the tractor beam to attract the meteor to melt the polar ice caps. In the video, you see Midas 22 hitting the northern ice cap and flooding the world. There is no land mass, or "ice cap" on the north pole. See more »
Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem - Dr. Evil Mix)
Written by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, Jay Z (as Shawn Carter) and The 45 King (as Mark James)
Parody lyrics by Robin Ruzan and Cody Lutz
Performed by Mike Myers (as Dr. Evil) and Jay Z
Courtesy of Rock-A-Fella Records, L.L.C. and The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Dr. Evil vocal produced by John Houlihan
Contains sample of "It's a Hard Knock Life"
Performed by the Original Cast of ANNIE
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more »
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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