Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.

Writer:  Mike Myers
Director:  Jay Roach
Stars:  Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley and Michael York
Runtime/Raiting:  94 Minutes/ PG-13
Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butter

Review Coming Soon.  This Quick Popcorn Review was taken from the Top Ten Will Ferrell Movies List:

I remember the first time that I saw Austin Powers.  It was a nice Spring Saturday afternoon in Minnesota and my friend Ryan Giersdorf invited me over to his house to watch a movie.  I asked what movie and what is it about.  He said he wasn’t really sure but it’s called Austin Powers and that it was a spy movie, kind of like James Bond.  I was a little disappointed; I was in the mood for a comedy.  But I went over anyways.  Needless to say my friends assessment and both of our expectations were blown within only minutes into the opening 70’s dance number with Mike Meyers as a yellow teethed, leisure suit wearing dancing spy.  By the time I learned who #2 works for I was already dying of laughing from one of my favorite comedies of all time.  Mike Meyers stretched out the joke as usual with Austin Powers:  The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Austin Powers: Goldmember but even those stale jokes along with some new ones did it for me enough to be excited for the rumored Austin Powers 4: (?) that is hopefully in development.  For those of you that are saying, wait, Will Ferrell wasn’t in Austin Powers, I remind you in the clip below about one of Dr. Evils henchmen who was sent to the dungeon, but not killed, only very badly burnt.

Large Popcorn with Butter. 

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