Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
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John F. Kelly
Washington Post
April 1, 2008
We may not need as many Austin Powers movies as there are James Bond pictures, but one or two more might be nice.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
April 1, 2008
Jay Roach directed with just the right amount of period tackiness.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
April 1, 2008
The originals were spoofs in their own way, too, unless you really believe that secret agents look more like Sean Connery than Aldrich Ames.
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Leonard Klady
Variety
April 1, 2008
A loving paean to Bond, Flint, Helm and their ilk (as well as a myriad of outlandish villains), the film knows its turf and only missteps when it ventures into more contemporary territory.
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out
June 24, 2006
It would take a stone face not to crumple at Austin's dodgy catchphrases and irrepressible sexual desperation.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Spy movie parodies are common, but Myers is observant enough to notice things that others haven't.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Mike Myers may be a connoisseur of the old spy-and-sex genre, but the result is less a screenplay than a manic quote machine.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Sean Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Tasteless and humorless!
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A funny movie that only gets funnier.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Laura Miller
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
The movie fails to live up to its promise.
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
[Myer's] affection for the era and its gaudy, bawdy movies inject this bit of fluff with giddy energy.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
The film's singlemindedness is so dauntless and just plain nutty that it's hard to resist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Even at its best, it's not very funny.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Austin Powers is worth a look and will definitely boost Myers' career.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Entertainment Weekly
May 2, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: B