John Steed (Fiennes) and Mrs. Peel are brought together for the first time in a plot which pits them against a madman out to control the weather, Sir August De Wynter (Connery).
The Avengers resurrects the wonderful trappings of the original TV series but handles them with the sort of clumsiness you, perhaps, should expect from director Chechik.
Reviewed by Kim Newman
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