Overall Rank: 7008
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 90
Theatrical Release Date: 12/06/1985
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: John Landis
Actors: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, Donna Dixon, Bruce Davison, Bernie Casey
Plot: 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 - wrote on 05/25/2012
Occasionally amusing spy spoof carried by the comic touch of the two leads. Forgettable.
Snoogans - wrote on 11/29/2011
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.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/30/2007
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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