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The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)

PG
102 min | Action, Drama, Crime

A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
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Director
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Sam Greenlee (screenplay) (novel "The Spook Who Sat by the Door") | Melvin Clay (screenplay) (as Mel Clay)
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Updated Sep 21, 1973

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Sep 21, 1973 (United States)

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Lawrence Cook
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Paula Kelly
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Joseph Mascolo
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Elaine Aiken
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Bob Hill
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Martin Golar
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Jeff Hamilton
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Margaret Kromgols
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Tom Alderman
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Stephen Ferry
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7.2 / 10 | 1,003 votes