Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
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Trivia: In the opening musical sequence when they jump out of the pool, the lady behind Austin can be seen laughing because her swim hat has fallen down.

Trivia: In the scene in which Felicity and Austin are in the jail cell in the volcano lair, Felicity opens her top and shows her breasts to the guard so to distract him. But if you look closely, the camera doesn't cut away quick enough and you can see her breasts for a split second. (01:10:46)

Trivia: Dr. Evil's trademark gesture is holding his pinky finger to the corner of his mouth. The muscle that extends that finger is called the Exstensor Digitorum Minimi.

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Trivia: In 1969, the President would actually have been Richard Nixon. However, since Nixon died in 1994, before either of the films came out, the president was changed.

Trivia: In the behind-the-scenes segment of "Goldmember," it said Felicity left Austin and married another man.

Trivia: As is often the case, the title for the film was changed in different countries, with some being humorously much more or much less "dirty" than the original title. Most notably, the title of the film in Singapore was briefly changed to "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shoiked Me" (which basically means "The Spy who Made Me Feel Good"), while Norway's title for the film translates to "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Ejaculated on Me."


Trivia: The NATO soldier at the beginning who watches Jerry Springer, is played by Michael McDonald. McDonald was also in the first Austin Powers film as the henchman that gets ran over by the steamroller.


Trivia: The bit where Basil and Austin break the fourth wall and tell the audience to "not worry" about the time travel element and to "just enjoy yourselves" was evidently a spur-of-the-moment improv by Mike Myers and Michael York.


Trivia: The original film had not yet been released in South Korea when this sequel was released. In order to compensate for this fact, South Korean prints of this movie were accompanied by a music video that had a subtitled summary of the events from the first movie. The original film was finally released the following year as a "prequel" entitled "Austin Powers Zero."


Trivia: Mustafa's "battle cry" when he attacks Austin Powers with the knife is "daktari." Daktari is a Swahili word meaning "doctor." It also happens to be the name of a TV show from the late 60's.


Trivia: Although Felicity and Austin's scene coming out of the water in bikinis is spoofing Dr. No, the music that plays is the theme to You Only Live Twice, the fifth 007 film.

Trivia: Everyone on the cast and crew knew that the time travel mechanics seen in the film made no sense and created several large plot-holes. But they chose to ignore logic and just do whatever was funniest in a specific scene.


Trivia: This sequel made more in its US opening weekend ($54 million) than the entire domestic gross of the first film, which came in at $53 million.


Continuity mistake: When Fat Bastard falls down at the end, he disappears once the dancers come in.

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Ivana Humpalot: Do you know how we keep warm in Russia?
Austin Powers: Oh ho ho! I can guess, baby.
Ivana Humpalot: We play chess.
Austin Powers: I guessed wrong.

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Question: Whats the music playing when Austin is running around the hotel because he has realised he is single again?

Answer: It's called "Soul Bossa Nova", by Quincy Jones.

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