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is the second film in the Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers series started with and continued in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery . Released in 1999, the film was written by and stars Austin Powers in Goldmember Michael Myers as Austin Powers; his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil (also played by Myers) goes back in time to the 1960s to steal Austin's mojo, with the help of "Fat Bastard" (again played by Myers). The movie also marked the debut of Mini-Me (played by Verne Troyer), Dr. Evil's deranged 1/8-size clone. Also present is Heather Graham, who played Austin's partner Felicity Shagwell.
As with the other Austin Powers films, this one is a parody of spy films, especially the James Bond films. Specifically, the title was a play on the Bond film . The Spy Who Loved Me
The film grossed around US$310 million in worldwide ticket sales, making more money than the entire sales of the first Austin Powers movie in just the opening weekend.
External links IMDb.com Listing: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me ( http://imdb.com/title/tt0145660/)
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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (300 words)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is the second film in the Austin Powers series begun with Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and continued in Austin Powers in Goldmember.
Released in 1999, the film was written by Mike Myers and screenwriter Michael McCullers and stars Mike Myers as Austin Powers.
As with the other Austin Powers films, this one is a parody of spy films, especially the James Bond films.
AboutFilm.Com - Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) (1021 words)
In the original movie, Austin Powers (Mike Myers) is a caricature of film super-spies from a specific time period (the Sixties) who arrives in the Nineties and finds himself an outsider.
Austin Powers is used to being hip and cool, and he just doesn't get that he's hip and cool no longer.
Hurley ( who makes a cameo appearance in the sequel) had more attitude and screen presence, whereas Graham spends most of her time giggling and throwing herself at Austin Powers.
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