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Spies Like Us (1985) Movie Information

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John Landis


Chevy Chase
Dan Aykroyd
Steve Forrest
Donna Dixon
Bruce Davison
Bernie Casey





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Two bumbling pencil pushers think they have been recruited by the CIA as spies but find out that they're only decoys for the real mission - the testing of a defensive laser on a Soviet-launched missile.

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Yojimbo 05/25/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Occasionally amusing spy spoof carried by the comic touch of the two leads. Forgettable.

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Snoogans 11/29/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Farce centering on two nonsensical idiot characters navigating their new spy positions, who eventually turn out to be the right guys for the job in a roundabout way. I had some consistent chuckles through the first half, thanks in part to Aykroyd and Chase's easygoing team-up, but mostly for Chase's superb air headed line deliveries. The second half slows to a crawl, leaving behind the farcical looney-tune appeal and becoming a boring routine spy flick. The few remaining gags feel lifeless at this point.

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Chris Kavan 07/30/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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I would say this is a slightly above average road comedy. The pairing of Chase and Aykroyd works well, but it's so uneven that I can't rush out and recommend it. Plus the plot will pretty much be lost on today's generation.

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