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Espionage & Supercops

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Directed by Sydney Pollack. Cast: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, John Houseman. A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates. 117 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Thunderball (UK, 1965)

Directed by Terence Young. Cast: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi. Agent 007 goes above the call of duty and to the bottom of the ocean to track down a villainous criminal who's holding millions hostage and threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust. 130 min. ; [single-disc version]Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See also: Ian Flemming on Film Bibliography

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy(1969)

Directed by Tomas Alfredson. Cast: Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Dencik, Colin Firth, Stephen Graham, Tom Hardy, Ciaran Hinds, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Simon McBurney, Mark Strong. At the height of the Cold War, a former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels. Based on the novel by John le Carre;. 128 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Tomorrow Never Dies (UK / USA, 1997)

Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh, Teri Hatcher, Joe Don Baker, Judi Dench. Pierce Brosnan returns as Agent 007, stepping in to prevent World War III when a ruthless media tycoon tries to destabilise the world economy by orchestrating a deadly standoff between world superpowers. 119 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See also: Ian Flemming on Film Bibliography

Topaz(1969)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: John Forsythe, Frederick Stafford, Danny Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Claude Jade, Michel Subor. In this spellbinding espionage thriller an American CIA agent hires a French operative named Deveraeux to go to Cuba and check out rumors of Russian missiles and a NATO spy named Topaz. In Havana his investigations leave behind a wake of shaken governments, murder, betrayal and suicide. But when he returns to France Devereaux's mission, as he moves in to expose the double agent, becomes even more dangerous. 143 min.

True Lies (1994)

Directed by James Cameron. Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere. Marital problems arise for an international spy, who works for a top-secret government agency while pretending to be a computer salesman. Together he, his wife and their daughter foil the nefarious schemes of Middle Eastern nuclear terrorists and rescue their marriage.141 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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You Only Live Twice (UK, 1967)

Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Cast: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Tetsuro Tamba, Mie Hama, Teru Shimada, Karin Dor, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, Charles Gray, Bernard Lee, Donald Pleasence. When U.S. and Soviet manned spaceships are hijacked in Earth's orbit, Agent 007 must race to prevent a nuclear war between the superpowers. His dangerous mission takes him to Japan, where he battles the evil SPECTRE organization and its diabolical leader, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Special features: Declassified: M16 vault; 007 mission control; Mission dossier; ministry of propaganda. 117 min.

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