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Boris and Natasha (1992)

The classic cartoon spies, Boris and Natasha, get their very own live-action adventure. Sent to America to find an important microchip, the usually villainous duo begin to question who they're working for and why.

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Jay Ward (cartoon characters), Charles Fradin (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally Kellerman ... Natasha Fatale
Dave Thomas ... Boris Badunov
Andrea Martin ... Toots
John Calvin ... Harve
Paxton Whitehead ... Anton / Kreeger Paulovitch
Larry Cedar ... Mr. X / Willie
Christopher Neame ... Fearless Leader
Alex Rocco ... Sheldon Kaufman
John Candy ... Kalishak
Anthony Newley ... Sal Manelli
José Eber José Eber ... Jose
Sid Haig ... Colonel Gorda
Anson Downes ... Agent Mike
J. Jay Saunders ... Agent Dan (as Jay J. Sanders)
Linda Favila Linda Favila ... Salon Worker
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Storyline

Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale are still spies for the mean little country of Pottsylvania, where, sandwiched between the nations Wrestlemania and Yoursovania, the Cold War is still frigid. Their Fearless Leader hatches a plan to capture a time-reverse micro-chip, using the two spies as high-profile patsies. They clumsily defect to America and try to unravel F.L.'s master plan. But can these dim-witted fools survive a secret assassin, exploding potatoes and the temptations of capitalism? And what of their old foes, "Moosk unt Squoirrel"? Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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It's Good to be Bad!

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boris & Natasha in Our Boy Badenov See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Final film of Anthony Newley. See more »

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John Travolta: Is Natasha here?
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After the end credits, the Bellhop is seen still speaking to the corpse of Mr. X / Willie. See more »

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Followed by Rocky and Bullwinkle (2014) See more »

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I Want It All
Written by David Darling (as David 'Slam' Darling) and Tom Whitlock
Performed by Marietta Waters (as Marietta)
Produced by David Darling (as David 'Slam' Darling) and Tom Whitlock
Used by permission of Golden Monkey and W.M.I.
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A completely underrated little comedy.
3 October 2005 | by s269759See all my reviews

I just can't understand what people find to hate about this movie. Personally, I love it, but even then, everyone I've shown it to at least enjoy it, and mostly really like it.

The bench mark test is the first ten minutes of the film. If you don't laugh during that, (and with as many silly references and witty wordplay you should) you won't during the rest of the film, because the humor stays at that same level.

The comedy is quick, witty, and just as silly as the original Rocky and Bullwinkle show. The plot is complicated and keeps you guessing. And the surprise ending is brilliant.

In all, this is an incredibly underrated little film; if you like the original show you would be in a sorry state not to catch this movie.


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