All Austin Powers Movies in Order

Since their initial release, Austin Powers films have consistently ranked highly in cinema. The trilogy started in 1997 and is renowned worldwide for its contagious humor, well-performed action, superb storytelling, and thoroughly thought-out editing.

Considered to be a cult classic now, the Austin Powers movies are filled with pop culture references and Memes that are still very widely popular. In the film, we follow Austin Powers, a British superspy who is on a quest to defeat his evil twin brother before he tries to take over the world with a plan that he hatches.

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With a lot of time travel in the movies, the correct order to watch them can be pretty confusing, but you have come to the right place. So, if you want to get into this laughter-packed action series, you have come to the right place. This blog post contains all the information you might need to dive into the series.

Austin Powers Movies

All Austin Powers Movies in Order

  1. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Streaming On: Netflix

    Director: Jay Roach

    Writer: Mike Myers

    Cast: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Will Ferrell, Mimi Rogers, Joe Son, Paul Dillon

    Genres: Adventure, Comedy

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) on IMDb

    Austin Powers is a funny and goofy parody of James Bond and other spy films from the 1990s. In it, we follow Austin Powers, a spy determined to stop Dr. Evil, Austin’s secret evil twin, from doing anything corrupt.

    After failing to assassinate British spy Austin Powers in a London Nightclub, Dr. Evil escapes in a rocketship and cryogenically freezes himself. Austin also volunteers to be frozen in case Dr. Evil makes a comeback.

    Thirty years later, Dr. Evil returns and discovers that his henchmen have set up Virtucon, a multi-million dollar empire with a legitimate front. With this power, Dr. Evil plans to steal Nuclear weapons & hold the world hostage for $100 Billion.

    Learning about Dr. Evil’s return, the defense ministry asks Vanessa Kensington to unfreeze Austin. Infiltrating Fagina, Number 2’s secretary, house Austin, and Vanessa pretend to be a married couple. Austin discovers Dr. Evil’s plans to destroy the Earth. Fagina seduces Austin and finds out his identity. Dr. Evil plans to kill Austin using Fembots, beautiful female androids with machine guns.

    Austin and Vanessa infiltrate Virtucon and are confronted by Dr. Evil’s henchmen. When faced with the Fembots, Austin does a striptease, which makes them explode.

    British military forces raid the base while Austin defuses the nuclear weapon. When Austin confronts Dr. Evil, Fagina shows she holds Vanessa hostage. When Austin saves Vanessa, Dr. Evil realizes his failed plan and self-destructs the base.

    The movie ends with Austin marrying Vanessa and Austin noticing Dr. Evil’s Cryogenic chamber in space. Filled to the brim with laughter, the movie takes a fun twist on the spy genre, and Mike Myers’s writing and acting were praised heavily.

  2. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

    Streaming On: Netflix

    Director: Jay Roach

    Writer: Mike Myers, Mike McCullers

    Cast: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Rob Lowe, Gia Carides, Clint Howard, Oliver Muirhead, Charles Napier

    Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) on IMDb

    Released two years after the original, this movie continues the funny antics of Austin Powers as he travels back in time to stop Dr. Evil’s plan.

    Vanessa turns out to be an evil Fembot controlled by Dr. Evil and tries to attack Austin and later self-destructs. Austin grieves briefly but soon moves on from the loss. Dr. Evil returns from space to his lair in Seattle.

    Dr. Evil plans to return in time and steal Austin’s mojo (sex appeal) from his frozen body. He executes this plan and successfully steals Austin’s mojo with the help of his henchmen. The MOD sends Austin to the past with Felicity Shagwell, a CIA agent.

    After successfully minimizing Austin’s powers, Dr. Evil announces his new plan of threatening a ransom by destroying cities using a laser on the Moon. Using a homing device placed on one of Dr. Evil’s henchmen, Austin and Felicity head to the Carrebian island, where they are captured.

    After successfully escaping their cells, Austin and Felicity follow Dr. Evil into space. When Felicity gets captured by Dr. Evil, he offers Austin the option of defending Earth or Felicity. Austin saves the earth and travels 10 minutes back in time to save Felicity.

    At the movie’s end, it is revealed that Austin never lost his mojo, and the two start dating, with Dr. Evil Vowing revenge on Austin again.

    A sequel is considered to be even funnier than the original, Austin Powers was hugely successful. The movie successfully parodies other spy movies but doesn’t make it feel cheezy with relevant and funny pop culture references.

  3. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

    Streaming On: Netflix

    Director: Jay Roach

    Writer: Mike Myers, Mike McCullers

    Cast: Mike Myers, Beyoncé Knowles, Seth Green, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Mindy Sterling, Verne Troyer, Michael Caine, Clint Howard, Brian Tee, Masi Oka, Fred Savage, Greg Gurnberg

    Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

    Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) on IMDb

    The third movie implements a more emotional approach to the series well. The movie solves and touches on the relationship between Dr. Evil, Austin, and their father.

    Dr. Evil plans to travel back to 1975 to bring back a Dutchman named Goldmember, who designs a laser that attracts a Meteor that crashes into the ice caps and floods the earth. Austin helps the British Secret Service arrest Dr. Evil.

    Austin is knighted for his service but is disappointed that his father, the famous Nigel Powers, didn’t show up. Later, Austin is informed that his father has been kidnapped and learns from Dr. Evil that Goldmember has abducted Nigel.

    Austin goes back in time and meets up with Foxxy Cleopatra but fails to save his father, who is kidnapped by Goldmember, who travels back. With the help of his henchmen, Dr. Evil escapes to Tokyo to his new submarine. In the submarine, Scott, Dr. Evil’s son, shows that he has turned evil, but Dr. Evil has changed his heart.

    Austin infiltrates Goldmember’s base and rescues his father, but Gokdmember manages to escape again. Austin and Nigel start talking about their problems with each other and end up parting ways.

    Austin infiltrates the submarine with Foxxy’s assistance and confronts Dr. Evil but is shocked to discover he isn’t evil. Nigel tells Austin that Dr. Evil is his long-lost twin, and his name is Dougie. The two brothers unite to defeat Scott, who has rejoined forces with Goldmember to carry out his original plan to end the planet. The movie finishes with them watching the newest Austin Powers film after Austin and Nigel defeat the other two.


Those were all the Austin Powers movies in the correct watch order. Produced and written by Mike Myers, the Austin Powers movies have become an absolute cult classic and one of the best Spy comedy franchises from the 90s.

The movie parodies numerous British spy movies and successfully blends mystery, comedy, sex appeal, and fun-to-watch characters. The trilogy has gained much popularity since its release and is definitely the right pick if you want to watch it with friends. So, suppose you’re considering getting into a super funny British spy movie. In that case, the Austin Powers series might be the right pick for you.

All Austin Powers Movies According To IMDb Ratings

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) – 7.0 with 248K Votes
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) – 6.6 with 240K Votes
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) – 6.2 with 216K Votes

All Austin Powers Movies According To Box Office Collection 

  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) – $312 Million
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) – $296.7 Million
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) – $67.7 Million


In what order do I watch Austin Powers?

Release Order. The following is the correct order to watch the Austin Powers franchise – Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).

Who is the real Austin Powers?

A few people served as inspiration for Austin Powers. It’s commonly accepted that TV personality Simon Dee served as the inspiration for Austin Powers. Additionally, Michael Caine thinks Harry Palmer from The Ipcress File inspired Austin Powers.

Who is Austin Powers, brother?

Douglas Powers. In the Austin Powers movie series, Mike Myers played the fictional character Douglas Powers, also called Dr. Evil. He serves as Austin Powers’ principal adversary, arch-enemy (as well as twin brother).

Is Austin Powers a parody of James Bond?

No. Mike Myers, a Canadian Comedian, created the Austin Powers series. The movie characters parody many famous characters from the Bond movies who carry the same name.

Kierra Rowsey
Kierra Rowsey

Kierra Rowsey is a freelance TV, Film and anime critic for over 12 years, living in Arkansas with her husband and three kids. She graduated from NYU College of Arts & Science in 2008.

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