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Austin Powers in Goldmember
He's still evil... He's still deadly... and he's still surrounded by frickin' idiots!
The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world domination, Austin gets help from his dad and an old girlfriend.
When it comes to comedy Mike Myers is my guilty pleasure and it's easy to see why. From the silliness of Wayne's World and Saturday Night Live through the Austin Powers films to his voice work on Shrek, he's shown a chameleon-like talent for reinvention. Full of creativity and always ready to take on more that one role if required, it was Austin Powers that cemented his place among not only Canada's best comedians but the film world in general.
This third installment of Jay Roach's comic trilogy has one of the best opening sequences in a comedy. Featuring a host of big name stars lampooning Austin Powers characters in a film tribute, this had the likes of Tom Cruise,…
Sometimes you just can't beat a bit of silliness. The Austin Powers films have that in abundance together with more than its share of rather clever jokes and an inspired opening sequence that will bring the giggles. Jay Roach's third installment for our spoof sixties superspy doesn't stray far from the well worn path that delivered the laughs and the box office takings for Mike Myers's most enduring comic creation. Myers's ability in the last twenty years or so to reinvent himself has made him a comedy force to be reckoned with. Wayne's World, Austin Powers, and his voice work on Shrek has rightly cemented his place among the modern comedy greats. Playing four roles here and once again being…
A fucking hilarious and brilliant send off to one heck of an awesome trilogy...!
Put that up your pipe and smoke it!
14 years already passed
I want a fourth movie with frickin laser beams.
Wow, I must be getting old. It felt like only yesterday that I was sitting down with my brothers to watch my first installation of the Austin Powers film franchise (yes, I know, three films too late).
It has some funny moments, and clearly Mike Myers is very creative, but overall these films find it hard to appeal beyond the juvenile, which I genuinely believe we should all indulge in sometimes. Other than that, it has little else going for it...
Not a movie about David Beckham's penis.
The worst of the 3, I don't know what happened here but this movie was not funny at all and i didn't find it entertaining.
I can't help but find Austin Powers a little funny thanks to my childhood, but don't watch these unless you love the idea of Beyoncè not getting enough lines.
With the third installment in the Austin Powers series Mike Myers finally seems to have lost some steam. His performance isn't as fresh as in either of the previous movies and he tries to cover up for the loss of freshness with even more ludicrous gags than in either of the two previous films combined and it works, to an extent.
It is a safe assumption that Goldmember is the most far out, weird film of the series. Lines like: "I open-mouth kissed a horse once" firmly establishes that. Myers always did have a crazy sense of humor which he established in the first film and refined in the second film but in the third film he completely goes overboard.…
Friend made me watch it, meh.
Rehashed, wacky, pop-culture refs, camera nods. Really just awful.
Still well worth a watch if there's nothing else on. Funny, silly and funny on top of that.
A great end to the trilogy, but i'd still love to see another one.
Five years after the original, and this franchise is showing it's getting stale. The characters, the plot, the jokes are all literally cherry-picked from the previous two films and worked into a seemingly new narrative. This film is still fun, but is the worst for the humour, which is what a parody is all about. Actually, the story has some surprising and daring twists that save the film from being bad, making it a somewhat entertaining third instalment that kind of hits the mark. Still, its little wonder that the franchise has not been continued as of yet, but because of the open ending, fans (including myself) have eagerly awaited a sequel, and talks have been in progress all these…
Gave a star instead of 0 because it was my first date with my girlfriend.
Pretty funny. On the third try they seem to have gotten the formula right. Branches into gross-out humor, but not often enough to ruin the movie. Mike Myers plays four roles. Beyonce is a terrific foil to him.
These are films that I've seen over the years that I've either liked or loved, but A LOT of people…