Spy Hard is a 1996 American spy comedy film parody starring Leslie Nielsen and Nicollette Sheridan, parodying James Bond films and other action films. The introduction to the movie is sung by comedy artist "Weird Al" Yankovic. It is the first film to be written by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. The film's title is a pun of Die Hard. The film is directed by Rick Friedberg and produced by Doug Draizin and Jeffery Knovitz.
The film was released by Buena Vista Pictures on May 24, 1996, received generally negative reviews from critics while many praising Nielsen's acting and its humor ,but found the script, story and its direction lame. With negative critical reaction, the film was also a box office bomb with grossing $26 million against production budget of $18 million.