Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999

Critics score:
51 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Janet Maslin, New York Times: Despite an oversupply of bathroom jokes and scattered scenes that play like outtakes, this is still a crafty, intermittently hilarious comedy. Read more

Louis B. Parks, Houston Chronicle: A large portion of the audience fall-down, roll across the rug, honk till they hurt hilarious. Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: There is just enough joy in The Spy Who Shagged Me to make you wish there had been more of it. Read more

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Tom Maurstad, Dallas Morning News: There is a striking lack of craft in The Spy Who Shagged Me. Read more

Peter Rainer, New York Magazine/Vulture: Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Absent are the freshness and spontaneity that characterized the original. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Too many scenes end on a flat note! Read more

Stephanie Zacharek, Given the choice between a movie that's better structured and only half as funny, I'd take The Spy Who Shagged Me any day. Read more

Edward Guthmann, San Francisco Chronicle: Read more

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Dennis Harvey, Variety: Myers and Michael McCullers' script just doesn't have it in terms of fresh narrative developments or individual gags. Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: If you don't care for one gag, there'll be another one in a minute, just like a London double decker. Read more