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Spies Like Us Movie Review Summary

Actors: Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Steve Forrest, Donna Dixon

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Two bumbling government workers (Aykroyd and Chase) get caught cheating on departmental exams and are rewarded with a huge promotion. This leads to some cursory spy training. Little do they know that they aren't actually spies but are decoys deployed in Afghanistan to throw off the Soviets in this hilarious 80's Cold War spoof. Still, they manage to weasel their way in position to prevent a global nuclear war. John Landis (Blues Brothers, Coming to America) directs.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alex Emborsky








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   spies How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Desert?    -   Yes Desert:    -   hostile arabs City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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