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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Reviews

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Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
It all adds up to one of the most refreshing, ambitious and hilarious comedies I've ever seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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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
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Groovy, baby!.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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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
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
Myers seems to get better and better with each script he writes, and here he managed to make light of a subject that few people gave much thought to.
Full Review | 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.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
Myers and director Jay Roach seem to have no sense of how long is too long to stick with an extended gag.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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James Berardinelli
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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Laura Miller
January 1, 2000
The movie fails to live up to its promise.
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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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Sean P. Means
January 1, 2000
Tasteless and humorless!
Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
Though there many hilarious moments, just as many miss the mark, some falling flat completely.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Plain wonderful!
Graham Verdon
TNT's Rough Cut
January 1, 2000
One of the year's best comedies!
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
The things it's parodying -- Beatles and Bond movies and all those secret-agent TV shows of the 60s -- were already so tongue in cheek that one needs to go a lot further than this movie goes to really amuse me.
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
It's a cult hit already. Be there or be square, baby.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
While that brand of humor is simplistic, Myers manages to make much of it surprisingly funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Austin Powers has plenty of originality to it, but a lot of the jokes either fall flat, or just don't give me the chuckles I expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Bubblegum for the brain.
Mark Ramsey
January 1, 2000
Not only is Mike a funny guy, but he knows more about the 60s and Bond-style movies than I ever care to know in five lifetimes.
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