Top 16 Austin Powers Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Austin Powers facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Austin Powers film message.

In 'Austin Powers In Goldmember', Dr. Evil's prisoner number is 1 and Mini-Me's number is 1/2
In 'Austin Powers In Goldmember', Dr. Evil's prisoner number is 1 and Mini-Me's number is 1/2

In Goldmember, when Austin opens his bucket list, it is briefly visible that he has already crossed off "Catch Dr. Evil in the first act" as a hidden meta joke. Later, when Dr. Evil is rapping in the prison one line is "Austin caught me in the first act" as a callback to it.

Austin Powers Trivia

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  1. (1997) there are a lot of obvious sexual innuendos. Austin's chest hair/love trail is in the shape of a penis.

  2. Mike Myers slips in some Cantonese he learned in Wayne's World (1992).

Austin Powers Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - <b></b>In 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
    In 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
  • 1 - <b></b>In Goldmember (2008) Dr. Evil's prisoner number is shown as 00001. His clone, Mini-Me, is inmate number 00001/8.
    In Goldmember (2008) Dr. Evil's prisoner number is shown as 00001. His clone, Mini-Me, is inmate number 00001/8.
  • In Goldmember, Danny DeVito portrays Mini-Me in the in-movie film at the end of the film. The gun he is firing is the French light machine gun known as the "Minimi".

  • The reason they gave Verne Troyer the name "Mini Me" and have them extend their pinkies is in reference to the 'extensor digiti minimi' muscle which has the primary function of extending the little finger

  • Directly copies a line from the James Bond film You Only Live Twice (1967).

  • 1 - Dr. Evil briefly shows the United Nations exactly where his secret hideout is.
    Dr. Evil briefly shows the United Nations exactly where his secret hideout is.

Austin Powers Hidden Details

1 - In Goldmember, while showing Foxy Cleopatra the internet, Austin gets and e-mail saying he was hacked and had his account information stolen while purchasing an MP3 player on E-bay
In Goldmember, while showing Foxy Cleopatra the internet, Austin gets and e-mail saying he was hacked and had his account information stolen while purchasing an MP3 player on E-bay
1 - You can notice Goldmember wears yellow (gold) contact lenses. Sorry for the bad picture quality.
You can notice Goldmember wears yellow (gold) contact lenses. Sorry for the bad picture quality.
1 - Austin enters Alotta Fagina's penthouse through the window. I never noticed the joke that he had to climb multiple stories outside the building to get there
Austin enters Alotta Fagina's penthouse through the window. I never noticed the joke that he had to climb multiple stories outside the building to get there

In Goldmember, the flashback showing Austin and Dr Evil as children recollects the accident which killed their mother and caused their separation. The scene contains a shot of a younger Nigel Powers. This clip was taken from Caine's appearance in "Hurry Sundown".

The supporting character Basil Exposition reveals background information on screen each time he appears. "Exposition" is narrative device to describe events to the audience through the use of background/supporting characters.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Austin Powers. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.