Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
He's found his mojo, baby, and now Austin Powers is back again in this shagadelic comedy-adventure. The "sshhh!" hits the fan when Dr. Evil and Mini-Me escape from prison. Joining forces with the superfreaky Goldmember, they kidnap Austin's father, master spy Nigel Powers, in a dastardly time-travel scheme to take over the world. Before you can say "Shake Your Booty", Austin cruises to 1975 and teams up with sexy Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem.Written by
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During the end credits, we see outtakes from the Osbournes' brief scene, a clip of Britney Spears hitting on Mini-Me, and a musical montage to Burt Bacharach's "What the World Needs Now". See more »
Various corporate logos are blurred out throughout the TV version, like the Taco Bell logo on the food Frau brings in, and the Apple logo on the Powerbook Austin uses (in this case, it is "painted" over with gray to match the rest of the computer). See more »
I enjoyed the first two Austin Powers movies for what they were. Well made, unpretentious romps.
So, tonight I watched Goldmember on Stars cable channel. When it was over, the screen said, "Coming up next: Halloween, The Curse Of Michael Meyers."
-And it suddenly dawned on me: I had just SEEN the Curse of Michael Myers. Arrggghhh.
Beonce Knowles is worth a look, though. She's hot, adorable, and can even act, at least within the confines of her limited dialog in this movie.
Actually, the best part of this movie is the very last song under the credits, with Susannah Hoffs singing "What's it all about, Austin" -A somewhat veiled pun, as "What's it all about, Alfie" was the theme song from one of the earliest movies starring Michael Cain, who of course plays Austin's father in this flick.
-and that's the best part.
Stay tuned for "Austin Powers 4, the revenge of the script writers."
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