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The demise of the Cold War rendered this flat and obsolete spy thriller, written and directed by Nicholas Meyer, mute upon its release in 1991. Gene Hackman plays Sam Boyd, a retired CIA agent, now making ends meet by engaging in industrial espionage. But Sam is recalled to duty and ordered to deliver a captured Russian spy, Pyiotr Grushenko Mikhail Baryshnikov, to East Berlin for a prisoner exchange. Along with Pyiotr, Sam is also transporting $2 million in Columbian drug money to East Berlin. But due to a ...
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Overview

The demise of the Cold War rendered this flat and obsolete spy thriller, written and directed by Nicholas Meyer, mute upon its release in 1991. Gene Hackman plays Sam Boyd, a retired CIA agent, now making ends meet by engaging in industrial espionage. But Sam is recalled to duty and ordered to deliver a captured Russian spy, Pyiotr Grushenko Mikhail Baryshnikov, to East Berlin for a prisoner exchange. Along with Pyiotr, Sam is also transporting $2 million in Columbian drug money to East Berlin. But due to a series of set-ups, Sam and Pyiotr finds themselves working together to keep from getting killed. Sam tries to get help from the CIA, but it turns out that the CIA along with the KGB wants them both dead.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/1/1993
  • UPC: 027616235633
  • Original Release: 1991
  • Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gene Hackman Sam Boyd
Mikhail Baryshnikov Pyiotr Grushenko
Kurtwood Smith Elliot Jaffe
Terry O'Quinn Colonel Grissom
Daniel Von Bargen Mike Flinn
Geraldine Danon Natasha Grimaud
Oleg Rudnick Grigori Golitsin
Nadim Sawalha Faisal
Adele Anderson Marlene
Joachim Bliese Horst
Bo Brundin
Ali Cilasun Bedouin
Hans Eckhardt Subway Driver
Toby Eckholt Nerdy Young Man
Lou Eppolito Gonzalez
Howard Feuer
Andreas Grothusen Klaus
Kate Harper Secretary
Boris Isarov Russian Aide
Gerard Lartigau Salesman
Francis Le Maire Maitre D'
Howard McGillin Bruce Wilson
Elsa O'Toller Receptionist
Christof Piesk Berlin Policeman
Shane Rimmer Chairman
Bob Sherman Sobel
Michael Tomlinson Dick Maxfield
Jeremy Zimmerman
Michel Zurek French Aide
Technical Credits
Nicholas Meyer Director, Screenwriter
Ken Adam Production Designer
Yvonne Blake Costumes/Costume Designer
Gerry Fisher Cinematographer
Hasso Von Hugo Makeup
Steven Charles Jaffe Producer
Michael Kamen Score Composer
Albrecht Konrad Art Director
Dirk Petersmann Associate Producer
Nicolas Roeg Screenwriter
Ronald Roose Editor
Eddie Stacey Stunts
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