Austin Powers in Goldmember
Austin Powers in Goldmember poster
Directed by Jay Roach
Produced by John S. Lyons
Eric McLeod
Demi Moore
Mike Myers
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Written by Mike Myers
Michael McCullers

Mike Myers
Beyoncé Knowles
Michael Caine

Music by George S. Clinton
Cinematography Peter Deming
Editing by Greg Hayden
Jon Poll
Distributed by New Line Cinema
Release July 26, 2002
Running time 94 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $63 million
Gross revenue $296,655,431
Preceded by Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Austin Powers in Goldmember is a 2002 American spy comedy film. It is the third and final installment of the Austin Powers trilogy starring Mike Myers in the title role. The movie was directed by Jay Roach, and co-written by Mike Myers and Michael McCullers. Myers also plays the roles of Dr. Evil, Goldmember, and Fat Bastard. The movie co-stars Beyoncé Knowles, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Michael York, Verne Troyer, Michael Caine, Mindy Sterling and Fred Savage. There are a number of cameo appearances including Steven Spielberg, Kevin Spacey, Britney Spears, Quincy Jones, Tom Cruise, Danny DeVito, Katie Couric, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Travolta, Nathan Lane, and The Osbournes.

In a self-parody of the Austin Powers series, there is a film within the film in the opening. Austin Powers is featured in a bio-pic called Austinpussy (a parody of the James Bond film Octopussy) directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise as Austin Powers, Gwyneth Paltrow as Dixie Normous, Kevin Spacey as Dr. Evil, Danny DeVito as Mini-Me, and John Travolta as Goldmember.

Goldmember is a loose parody of the James Bond films, Goldfinger and You Only Live Twice, also incorporating elements of The Spy Who Loved Me, Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun and GoldenEye. The film took in approximately $296.6 million from movie tickets worldwide.


In 2002 in a new lair behind the famous Hollywood sign, Dr. Evil outlines his newest plan to his minions: he will go back in time to 1975 and bring back Johan van der Smut, aka "Goldmember", who developed a cold fusion unit for a tractor beam which Dr. Evil names Preparation H, not to be confused by the well known product of the same name - Preparations A thru G had failed earlier. He intends to use the tractor beam to pull a meteor into the Earth to strike the polar ice caps and cause global flooding. However, moments after revealing this plan Austin Powers and the British Secret Service attack and arrest Dr. Evil. Austin is knighted for his services, but is disappointed when his father, the famous super-spy Nigel Powers, fails to attend the event. At a party to celebrate his knighthood he sings a song with the band Ming Tea; later he meets two Japanese twins named Fook Mi and Fook Yu and is about to have a threesome with them when Basil Exposition informs Austin that his father has been kidnapped, the only clue that the crew of his yacht have had their genitalia painted gold.

In search of answers, Austin visits the imprisoned Dr. Evil, who tells him that Goldmember is behind the abduction. Traveling to 1975, Austin infiltrates Goldmember's roller disco club Studio 69 and meets up with Foxxy Cleopatra (Beyoncé Knowles), an old flame and FBI agent who is undercover as a disco singer. With Foxxy's help, Austin locates his father but is unable to rescue him. Goldmember takes Nigel with him through Dr. Evil's time machine into 2002, and leaves his golden clad henchwomen to kill Austin. Foxxy helps Austin escape, and asks to accompany him to the future in an effort to save his father and exact revenge upon Goldmember for murdering her partner. In 2002, Dr. Evil and Mini-Me instigate a riot in their prison, allowing them to escape. A British Intelligence mole named Number 3 (Fred Savage), who coincidentally has a large mole on his face, informs Austin that the doctor has moved to a new lair near Tokyo – a giant submarine shaped like Dr. Evil. Austin and Foxxy fly to Tokyo and confront one of Dr. Evil's henchman, Fat Bastard, now a sumo wrestler. After a humorous fight between Austin and Fat Bastard, Foxxy arrests Fat Bastard who tells them that a Japanese business man, Mr. Roboto, is working on a device for Dr. Evil and Goldmember.

Austin and Foxxy later meet with Mr. Roboto, who pleads ignorance about Nigel's whereabouts. Unconvinced, Austin and Foxxy infiltrate Roboto's factory where the command unit for the tractor beam is being loaded in Goldmember's car, and Roboto hands Goldmember a golden key needed to activate the beam. Foxxy confronts Goldmember while Austin attempts to free Nigel, but Goldmember escapes with the command unit and flees to Dr. Evil's sub. Unable to settle their differences, Nigel and Austin part ways when they disagree on how to deal with the situation. Meanwhile, Dr. Evil's son, Scott Evil, has become increasingly evil in an attempt to prove himself to his father, to the point that he too is going bald. Scott presents his father with sharks with laser beams, a request that had gone unfulfilled in the first film. Dr. Evil replaces Mini-Me with Scott as his favored son; the rejected Mini-Me defects and joins Austin.

Austin, Foxxy and Mini-Me infiltrate the sub, but Austin is captured. Dr. Evil prepares to activate the tractor beam, but Foxxy has stolen the key and frees Austin. Austin prepares to shoot Dr. Evil, when Nigel appears and reveals Dr. Evil and Austin are brothers, separated when they were toddlers when an assassination attempt killed their mother, and Dr. Evil was found and raised by Belgians. Dr. Evil and Austin embrace, enraging Scott, who flees to pursue his own vengeance, whilst Goldmember commandeers the tractor beam's controls, unzipping his pants to reveal his gold-covered genitals to be a spare key. Goldmember activates the tractor beam, but Austin and Dr. Evil work together to reverse its polarity, destroying the meteor and saving the world. The heroes arrest Goldmember, who turns to the camera to reveal the entire string of events was adapted into a film by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Cruise as Austin, Kevin Spacey as Dr. Evil, Danny DeVito as Mini-Me, and John Travolta as Goldmember. Austin, Foxxy, Dr. Evil, Mini-Me and Nigel are in the audience of a Hollywood theater watching the film. Upon exiting the theater they bump into Fat Bastard, now normal size thanks to the Subway diet. As Austin and Foxxy kiss, in Dr. Evil's Hollywood lair, Scott – now completely bald, dressed like and laughing in a manner similar to his father – declares he will get his revenge on Austin and begins dancing like the singer Michael Jackson.


  • Mike Myers as Austin Powers, Goldmember, Dr. Evil, and Fat Bastard
  • Beyoncé Knowles as Foxxy Cleopatra
  • Michael York as Basil Exposition
  • Michael Caine as Nigel Powers
  • Robert Wagner as Number Two
  • Seth Green as Scott Evil
  • Verne Troyer as Mini-Me
  • Mindy Sterling as Frau Farbissina
  • Fred Savage as Number Three/Mole
  • Masi Oka as The Japanese Copyright Guy
  • Diane Mizota as Fook Mi
  • Carrie Ann Inaba as Fook Yu
  • Nobu Matsuhisa as Mr. Roboto
  • Aaron Himelstein as young Austin Powers (from 1958)
  • Josh Zuckerman as young Dr. Evil (from 1958)
  • Eddie Adams as young Basil Exposition (from 1958)
  • Evan Farmer as young Number Two (from 1958)
  • Rob Lowe as Middle Number Two
  • Neil Mullarkey as physician
  • Tiny Lister as a prisoner
  • Jim Piddock as a headmaster
  • Esther Scott as the judge
  • Leyna Nguyen as an anchorwoman
  • Jeanette Charles as Queen Elizabeth II
  • Brian Tee as Japanese pedestrian ("Run! It's Godzilla!")
  • Clint Howard as Radar Operator Johnson Ritter
  • Michael McDonald as Royal Guard
  • Donna D'Errico as a female vendor
  • Fred Stoller as Melon Guy
  • Greg Grunberg as the shirtless fan with the letter "T" (Greg's brother Brad Grunberg is the fan with the "A")
  • Kinga Philipps as Young Mrs. Powers
  • Scott Aukerman as Young Nigel Powers
  • Kevin Stea as the assistant director of "Austinpussy" (and a dancer)
  • Anna-Marie Goddard, Nina Kaczorowski, and Nikki Ziering as henchwomen
  • Ming Tea as Themselves
  • Susanna Hoffs as Gillian Shagwell
  • Matthew Sweet as Sid Belvedere
  • Christopher Ward as Trevor Algberth
  • Nathan Lane as a mysterious disco man
  • Katie Couric as a prison guard
  • Kristen Johnston as a dancer at Austin's pad
  • Heather Graham as Felicity Shagwell (Deleted scene, not shown in theatres or DVD).


  • Tom Cruise as himself as Austin Powers (during Austinpussy)
  • Danny DeVito as himself as Mini-Me (during Austinpussy)
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as herself as Dixie Normous (during Austinpussy)
  • Kevin Spacey as himself as Dr. Evil (during Austinpussy)
  • Steven Spielberg as himself
  • Quincy Jones as himself
  • John Travolta as himself as Goldmember (during the Austinpussy ending)
  • Britney Spears as herself as Fembot ("Boys" music video)
  • Ozzy Osbourne as himself
  • Sharon Osbourne as herself
  • Kelly Osbourne as herself
  • Jack Osbourne as himself
  • Willie Nelson as himself
  • Burt Bacharach as himself (during the credits)

External links

Austin Powers
International Man of MysteryThe Spy Who Shagged MeGoldmember
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Mike Myers films

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)  · Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)  · Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)  ·

Tom Cruise‏ films

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)  ·

John Travolta films

Pulp Fiction (1994)  · Face/Off (1997)  · Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)  ·

Danny DeVito films

Twins (1988)  · Batman Returns (1992)  · Last Action Hero (1993)  · Junior (1994)  · Man on the Moon (1999)  · Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)  ·

Michael Caine films

Miss Congeniality (2000)  · Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)  · Batman Begins (2005)  · The Dark Knight (2008)  · Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)  ·

Kevin Spacey films
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