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Telefon (1977)

PG
102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Russian officer is sent to the U.S. to try and stop sleeper agents who will mindlessly attack government entities when they hear certain coded words.
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Director
Writers
Peter Hyams (screenplay) | Stirling Silliphant (screenplay) | Walter Wager (based upon the novel by) | Robert Frost (excerpts from poem)
Cinematographer
Michael C. Butler (as Michael Butler)
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$7,000,000
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Release date
Dec 16, 1977 (United States)

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Charles Bronson
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Lee Remick
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Donald Pleasence
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Tyne Daly
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Alan Badel
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Patrick Magee
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Sheree North
Marie Wills Marie Wills   See fewer
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Frank Marth
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Helen Page Camp
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Roy Jenson
Doug Stark Doug Stark   See fewer
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Jacqueline Scott
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Ed Bakey
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John Mitchum
Harry Bascom Harry Bascom   See fewer
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Iggie Wolfington
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Hank Brandt
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John Carter
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Burton Gilliam
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Regis Cordic
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Carl Byrd
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Robert Phillips
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Kathleen O'Malley
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Åke Lindman
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Ansa Ikonen
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Henry Alfaro
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George Petrie
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Jeff David
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Lew Brown
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Thomas M. Runyon
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Philippe Butler
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6.6 / 10 | 4,713 votes