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Espionage & Supercops

The Mackintosh Man(UK | USA, 1973)

Directed by John Huston. Cast: Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Michael Hordern. Joseph Rearden is British Intelligence's man on the inside. It's his job to become what he isn't-- even a thief and convict-- to convince the group he infiltrates that he's one of them. And it's his job to get through it all alive. Based on the novel "The Freedom Trap" by Desmond Bagley. Special features: Vintage featurette, John Huston: the man, the myth, the moviemaker; theatrical trailer. 99 min.

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield, Nova Pilbeam, Pierre Fresnay, Cicely Oates, D.A. Clarke-Smith, George Curzon, Arthur Benjamin. An American couple vacationing in French Morocco are accidentally drawn into a series of mysterious adventures when they appear on the scene of a murder. Special DVD features: Introduction by Tony Curtis and bonus clip of the original theatrical trailer for Hitchcock's "Saboteur.". Based on a story by Charles Bennett and D.B. Wyndham Lewis. 75 min.

The Man Who Knew Too Much(1934)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper, Hugh Wakefield, Nova Pilbeam, Pierre Fresnay, Cicely Oates, D.A. Clarke-Smith, George Curzon, Arthur Benjamin. An American couple vacationing in French Morocco are accidentally drawn into a series of mysterious adventures when they appear on the scene of a murder. 75 min.

The Man Who Knew Too Much(1956)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: James Stewart, Doris Day. Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London. To insure their silence the spy ring kidnaps their son. 120 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See bibliography of reviews and articles about this film

The Man with the Golden Gun (UK, 1974)

Directed by Guy Hamilton. Cast: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Herve Villechaize, Clifton James. Roger Moore returns as Agent 007 and faces off in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with assassin Francisco Scaramanga. Features a wild car chase through Bangkok and Bond's stunning confrontation with an entire martial arts school. 125 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See also: Ian Flemming on Film Bibliography

The Osterman Weekend (1975)

Directed by Sam Peckinpah. Cast: Rutger Hauer, John Hurt, Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster, Chris Sarandon, Meg Foster, Helen Shaver. Television personality John Tanner is looking forward to a reunion party with his closest friends. That is, until the CIA warn him that they are all Soviet agents. Suddenly, he and his family are caught in a nightmare of terror, deception, helplessness and violent death. Based on the book by Robert Ludlum. Special features: Disc A: Audio commentary by Sam Peckinpah historians Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, David Weddle, and Nick Redman.

The Secret Agent (1996)

Directed by Christopher Hampton. Cast: Bob Hoskins, Patricia Arquette, Gerard Depardieu, Jim Broadbent, Christian Bale. A quiet English shopkeeper, who's actually a spy for the Russian embassy, faces an unexpected test of allegiance when he's ordered to plant a bomb that will wreak havoc on the British public. Based on the novel by Joseph Conrad. 95 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965)

Directed by Samuel Fuller. Cast: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker. After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent who is working as a defected spy trying to get inside information realizes that he is just as expendable as his fellow agent. Based on the novel by John Le Carr•233;.

The Spy Who Loved Me(UK, 1977)

Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Cast: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curt Jurgens, Richard Kiel, Caroline Munro. Roger Moore brings inimitable style to Agent 007 as he teams with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova to stop the megalomaniac Stromberg from unleashing a horrific scheme for world domination. 126 min.Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See also: Ian Flemming on Film Bibliography

The World Is Not Enough (UK / USA, 1999)

Directed by Michael Apted. Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle, Denise Richards, Robbie Coltrane, Judi Dench. Pierce Brosnan returns as Bond, charged to protect a gorgeous billionaire heiress from the ruthless hands of a nuclear-obsessed terrorist who wants control of the world's petroleum supply. 128 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See also: Ian Flemming on Film Bibliography

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