Some laughable moments, but doesn't age well
over 2 years
Utterly ridiculous and funny, with clever set pieces and spoofs.
Pretty much everything in this movie is hit or miss. Sames sense of humor as Airplane.
over 6 years
I want a schnauzer with my weiner schnitzel. Love Abrahams, Zucker, Zucker films
Top Secret! is a 1984 comedy film directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker. It stars Val Kilmer (in his first feature film), Lucy Gutteridge, Omar Sharif, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough and Jeremy Kemp. The film is a parody of the GDR era and Elvis films. The original music score is composed by Maurice Jarre.
The film tells the story of Nick Rivers (Kilmer), an American pop singer (whose songs sound suspiciously like those of Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys and Little Richard), who goes to East Germany (but the film, anachronistically, also parodies Nazi Germany) to perform at a cultural festival. While there, he becomes involved in the French resistance movement and helps the beautiful Hillary Flammond (Gutteridge) rescue her father (Gough), a brilliant scientist being held by the Germans and forced to build the deadly Polaris naval mine.
The film also features short performances by Omar Sharif as Agent Cedric, and Peter Cushing as a Swedish bookstore proprietor, in a...