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Spy Hard (1996)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 24 May 1996 (USA)
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his Director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot K.G.B. Agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.

Director:

Rick Friedberg

Writers:

Jason Friedberg (story), Aaron Seltzer (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leslie Nielsen ... Dick Steele 'Agent WD-40'
Nicollette Sheridan ... Veronique Ukrinsky 'Agent 3.14'
Charles Durning ... The Director
Marcia Gay Harden ... Miss Cheevus
Barry Bostwick ... Norman Coleman
John Ales ... Kabul
Andy Griffith ... General Rancor
Elya Baskin ... Professor Ukrinsky
Mason Gamble ... McCluckey
Carlos Lauchu ... Slice
Stephanie Romanov ... Victoria Dahl / Barbara Dahl
Joyce Brothers ... Steele's Tag Team Member (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
Ray Charles ... Bus Driver
Hulk Hogan ... Steele's Other Tag Team Member
Roger Clinton ... Agent Clinton
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Storyline

General Rancor is threatening to destroy the world with a missile he is hiding at his secret base. But to complete his goal, he needs a special computer chip, invented by the scientist Prof. Ukrinsky. Special Agent Dick Steele is assigned to the case, in order to prevent the worst. He teams up with Ukrinsky's daughter Veronique, who happens to be a KGB agent. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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The Laughs Start Soon! See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor and sexual innuendo | See all certifications »

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Trivia

During the scene where Dick Steele rides the horse into an elevator at a hotel, the couple in the elevator with him is played by stuntman Loren Janes and his real wife, Ginger. Janes and his wife played the same roles in the same scene of True Lies (1994), which is what the scene parodies. Janes also worked on the stunts for this movie as well. See more »

Goofs

When Dick empties her purse, things are clearly dropped from above him. See more »

Quotes

Bus Driver: [driving the bus] Next stop, Sunset Boulevard! I guess it's Sunset Boulevard.
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Crazy Credits

During "Weird Al" Yankovic's opening title sequence, he smacks away the "Spy Hard" title. Later when Al's own credit shows up, he glances over to it and nods approvingly. See more »


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Nowhere Baby You Bet
Written and Performed by Chris Marshall
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'Spy Hard' isn't a very "good" film, but it's quite hilarious at times
12 December 2004 | by joaniekilbrideSee all my reviews

Spy Hard General Rancor is threatening to destroy the world with a missile he is hiding at his secret base. But to complete his goal, he needs a special computer chip, invented by the scientist Prof. Ukrinsky. Special Agent Dick Steele is assigned to the case, in order to prevent the worst. He teams up with Ukrinsky's daughter Veronique, who happens to be a KGB agent.

Cast Includes... Leslie Nielson and Andy Griffith.

'Spy hard' is basically Naked Gun 4 with different character names and less laughs. Spy hard veers off course and Dick Steele travels to so many different locations that we lose track and don't end up caring. So, In the end, 'Spy Hard' does have some quality laughs but doesn't live up to any of Nielson's other spoofs.

2.5/4

PG13- crude/sexual humor and some comic, fake violence.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish

Release Date:

24 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Live and Let Spy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,448,420, 27 May 1996

Gross USA:

$26,960,191

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,960,191
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hollywood Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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