Films with scenes where someone has a poo.
I'm 37 years old.
As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the '90s? With the help of sexy sidekick Vanessa Kensington, he just might.
Every time I revisit Austin Powers, I love it more. It wasn't until this viewing, however, that I noticed how technically great it was. The whites and grays of Dr. Evil's lair perfectly juxtapose the extravagant colors of Austin Powers. There are so many borrowed techniques and homages to other films from the 60's and 70's that Roach and Myers bring to the table, in addition to the great Bond references. In fact, the more Bond films I watch (I've only seen a handful), the more I want to go back to Powers and notice things.
This is one of the greatest parodies ever and, if you didn't love it the first time around, I urge you to watch it again. The music, the jokes, and the overall style of the film make for a really enjoyable experience. Jay Roach says it best on the commentary track: "Style can be funny".
Still a great amount of fun after 15 years. I could go on forever about all the best moments but Myers makes his career here with a cult favorite. Using his English heritage in a way I'm not sure that any american based comedian could he makes a classic
Its so daft and such a good laugh that even Liz Hurley gets away with being as rubbish as she always is. although flashing a lot of flesh does help. There's so many references to the Bond series (Random task being my best, i mean who throws a shoe honestly) and the detail to the 60's is very silly but has a lovely touch. Some great character names also and lots…
Hard to believe this is 16 years old now! And still fun too watch.
Second comedy film of the night. I am a massive fan of the Austin Powers film franchise each film is as good as each other, all three of them are brilliant and normally with trilogies the first one is amazing and the other two are nowhere near as good but with The Austin Powers trilogy they are all on par with each other they are all fantastic. It's just filled with so many funny moments in such as when Austin is getting is belongs after he's been unfrozen and brought into present time. I like the look of the film with some of cuts between the scenes where Austin is with a band it's very 60s and the little jingle…
MY DICK NEEDED TO WEE REALLY BAD WHILE WATCHING THIS BUT THIS MOVIE WAS SO FUNNY AND AWESOME I DIDN'T EVEN CARE. I don't really watch many comedy films that much mainly cause most comedy films I don't really find that funny which makes me sad, but this film was hilarious and was exactly suited to my stupid sense of humour.
Sometimes I pine for the days of funny Mike Myers to return, and then I hop in a time machine and watch the likes of the "Wayne's World" movies. Recently I wanted to see how well the first two Austin Powers movies held up. The answer remains that aside from "Goldmember", they are still incredibly funny.
It's hard to believe that the original is already 15 years old. I can still remember seeing this on the big screen like it was yesterday, and the movie makes me laugh almost as much now as it did then. This was at the height of Myers's comedic talents, having come off the success of Wayne Campbell and getting to create a new world…
This 1997 American action comedy film is the first instalment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, who stars in the title role, and co-stars Elizabeth Hurley, Robert Wagner, Seth Green and Michael York.
British Intelligence agent Austin Powers (Myers) is locked in a raging duel against old foe Dr Evil (Myers) across the 1960s, as Evil tries to take over the world. In one battle, Evil escapes and cryogenically freezes himself in outer space to return once time has changed with new evil plans and ambitions. To battle this threat, the Service freeze Powers also to use when Evil returns.
30 years later in 1997, Dr Evil is free and…
Heavy, really heavy.
The first oddball comedy spoof from Canadian comedian Mike Myers is probably the best, bringing to us a ridiculous new sort of spy who riffs off James Bond while also being an interesting hero of his own. He is brought out of a cryogenic freeze from the 60s into the 90s, where he is forced to face Dr. Evil and his plan to dominate the world. A lot of the comedy is immature and aimed at the private parts, but there are some clever spin-offs of the Bond movies and other spy and action franchises. Myers has never been as funny as he thinks he is, but this script is at least a little better than him.
Just because it got over-quoted by people who can't create their own humor doesn't mean it's not a brilliant comedy.
The first Austin Powers flick is still funny today, despite several catchphrases ("Do I make you horny, baby?", "Oh, behave!", etc.) having long since worn out their welcome and an unimaginative second sequel (Goldmember). There are two primary reasons why this movie is comic gold:
1. It's the best James Bond spoof you'll ever see.
2. The dialogue crackles with wit and is delivered flawlessly by the cast.
For reference, check out the scene where Dr. Evil struggles to come up with a contemporary scheme that *hasn't* already happened: "Oh, hell. Let's just do what we always do: hijack some nuclear weapons and hold the world hostage."
Or how about when Austin tries to live dangerously by staying at five…
This was an empty endeavor. I have found out the few laughs I remembered were in either 2 or 3 the hard way.
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
To me, this was the best comedy of the late 90's and in my top 5 favorite comedies. I have the soundtrack, I had it on VHS, and I have it currently on DVD. It has nearly constant jokes, both subtle and blunt, and pokes incredible amount of fun at the more ridiculous moments of the James Bond movies. There are quotable lines everywhere, and Mike Myer's performance(s) are better here than in the sequels - he feels like he's giving it 110% to make sure it works.
This wasn't a hit in the theaters, but it was the massive response to the home market that got the sequel made. I still consider this to be the best of the series, even though the second is bigger on action and characters, and the third has that incredible opening scene (but nothing else).
Films with scenes where someone has a poo.
I'm 37 years old.
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