Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Release Date: May 2nd, 1997

DVD Release Date: October 22nd, 1997

PG-13 |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

A world-class playboy and part-time special agent, Powers is defrosted after 30 years in a cryogenic freeze to match wits with his nemesis, Dr. Evil (also played by Myers). Possessing antiquated spy skills and mod mannerisms from the `60s, Austin must confront a villain like no other while making peace with his own out-of-date, swinging sexuality.

Cast: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Fabiana Udenio, Mindy Sterling

Director: Jay Roach

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Capella International, New Line Cinema, Moving Pictures, Eric's Boy

Distributors: New Line Cinema

Keywords: 1960s, 1990s, Cheeky, Pursuit, England

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    G. Allen JohnsonSan Francisco Examiner

    Austin is funny, extremely funny, because he is so ridiculous, and because Myers is a brilliant mimic who, like Martin Short, knows how to do ridiculous. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A funny movie that only gets funnier the more familiar you are with the James Bond movies, all the Bond clones and countless other 1960s films. show more

  • 75
    John PetrakisChicago Tribune

    The key to the film, however, is the joyous performance of Mike Myers, who plays both the Beatle-mopped Austin Powers and the bald-headed Dr. Evil.

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