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The Austin Powers series is a series of American action-comedy films. The franchise parodies numerous James Bond, Derek Flint, Jason King, and Matt Helm films, characters, and incorporates a myriad of other elements of popular culture as it follows a British spy's quest to bring his nemesis to justice.

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Why is the US version of the first Austin Powers film different to the international version?

There are several scenes present in the international version of Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery that aren't present in the US (and Australian) version of the film. Overall they total ...
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Is there a hidden joke on the spacesuits in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me?

On Dr. Evil's spacesuits in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me we can see a list of chemicals. The first two are obviously water and oxygen. But the final one, P^2 is not the notation for any ...
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How did Dr. Evil build his moonbase without anyone knowing about it?

How did Dr. Evil have his moon base laser constructed—and in 1969 no less—without any nation knowing about it even a teensy wheensy little bit. One would at least expect spies from various nations to ...
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What is the source of inspiration for the Fat Bastard character?

I've been trying to find an interview with Mike Myers where he supposedly mentions the inspiration for the Fat Bastard character. My friend swears that Mike Myers said he saw an obese guy in Nashville,...