Austin Powers in Goldmember

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

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Writer: Mike Myers
Michael McCullers
Starring: Mike Myers
Beyoncé Knowles
Michael Caine
Director: Jay Roach
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Distributor: New Line Cinema
Release Date: July 26, 2002 (USA)
Runtime: 94 min
Language: English
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Austin Powers in Goldmember is a 2002 comedy film.

Austin Powers (Mike Myers), having conquered the '90s and the '60s, travels back to the 1970s and teams up with his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil (also played by Myers) to thwart a new villain, Goldmember (Myers once again). Myers also plays Fat Bastard for the second time, this time parodying the kind of "wire fight" seen in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The film also stars Beyoncé Knowles as Foxxy Cleopatra (parodying a blaxploitation movie heroine), Michael York reprising the role of Basil Exposition, Verne Troyer in his second appearance as Mini-Me, and Michael Caine as Austin's father Nigel Powers (compare the appearance of Indiana Jones's father in his third movie). There are a number of cameo appearances by top stars as well.

The film is a loose parody of the James Bond movie Goldfinger. The title of the film led to legal action being taken by MGM, the distributors of the James Bond film franchise, that briefly led to the film's title being removed from promotional material and trailers. The dispute was quickly resolved and the film title remained unchanged.

The movie sold about US$288 million in movie tickets worldwide.

External links

The Austin Powers movies
International Man of Mystery | The Spy Who Shagged Me | Goldmember
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