Mike Myers' Austin Powers films offered up a hilarious parody of the James Bond franchise fans didn't even know they wanted... no, needed until it was released. The first earned two sequels, resulting in a trilogy that's brilliantly executed and hilarious. The films have plenty of fans who have watched them nearly as much as Star Wars fans rewatch those movies.
Fans of Austin Powers movies have picked apart every aspect of the trilogy, finding interesting details that make them all the better. Still, no matter how many times you watch an Austin Powers film, there's no way to see every detail that shows up on the screen - after all, they're absolutely packed with small but impactful details. Nevertheless, plenty of people have noticed them and posted their findings on the MovieDetails subreddit. This list takes a look at some of the best small details from Austin Powers movies that demand a rewatch.
The Second Film Saved On Production By Reusing Footage From 'Apollo 13'
From Redditor u/Quizchris:
Austin Powers The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) re-used the rocket launch scene from Apollo 13 (1995).Cool detail?
Austin Powers' Chest Hair Has A Familiar Shape
From Redditor u/gregorioospina:
Even Austin Powers' chest hair is a d**k innuendo.Cool detail?
The Films Have Little Easter Eggs Related To Toronto
From Redditor u/C-TAP:
In Austin Powers: Goldmember, the news report on Dr. Evil's sentencing also features a news scrawl highlighting overly positive news about Toronto, Canada, the birthplace and hometown of Mike Myers.Cool detail?
A Stuntman Disguised Themself As Part Of The Shaguar In 'Goldmember'
From Redditor u/Scienlologist:
A how-it's-done detail - In Austin Powers in Goldmember, you can see a stunt driver disguised as the driver's seat in the "driver-less" Shaguar.Cool detail?