"Spies Like Us" is a comedy film released in 1985. The film was directed by John Landis and starred Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, and Steve Forrest. The film tells the story of two bumbling government employees who are selected to become decoy spies and are sent on a mission to the Soviet Union.
Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd play Emmett Fitz-Hume and Austin Millbarge, respectively, two low-level government workers who are chosen by their superiors to be used as decoy spies to distract the Soviet Union while the real spies complete their mission. Despite being completely unqualified for the job, the two men are sent on a mission to Pakistan where they accidentally stumble upon a plan to launch a nuclear missile aimed at the United States.
The film is a parody of the spy movie genre and features numerous comedic moments, including a memorable scene where Chase and Aykroyd's characters must perform surgery on themselves to avoid being caught by the enemy. The film also features cameos by a number of well-known actors, including Bob Hope, Joel Coen, and Martin Brest.
Overall, "Spies Like Us" was a commercial success, grossing over $60 million worldwide, and has become a cult classic over the years. The film is known for its humor, as well as its depiction of the Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union.