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The Amateur (1981)

R
112 min | Crime, Thriller

A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death.See moreA researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death. Written by Keith Loh See less
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Robert Littell (novel) (screenplay) | Diana Maddox
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$ 10,600,000
Gross (USA)
$ 6,892,098
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Feb 12, 1982 (United States)

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John Savage
Charles Heller Charles Heller   See fewer
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Christopher Plummer
Professor Lakos Professor Lakos   See fewer
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Marthe Keller
Elisabeth Elisabeth   See fewer
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Arthur Hill
Brewer Brewer   See fewer
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Nicholas Campbell
Schraeger Schraeger   See fewer
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George Coe
Rutledge Rutledge   See fewer
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John Marley
Molton Molton   See fewer
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Jan Rubes
Kaplan Kaplan   See fewer
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Ed Lauter
Anderson Anderson   See fewer
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Jan Tríska
Rodzenko Rodzenko   See fewer
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Graham Jarvis
Porter Porter   See fewer
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Chapelle Jaffe
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Vladimír Valenta
Uncle Ludwig Uncle Ludwig   See fewer
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Neil Dainard
Slater Slater   See fewer
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Larry Perkins
Sharp-Eyed Man (as Lee Broker) Sharp-Eyed Man (as Lee Broker)   See fewer
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Tedde Moore
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Maruska Stankova
Eva Lakos Eva Lakos   See fewer
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Iréna Mayeska
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George Buza
Terrorist #4 Terrorist #4   See fewer
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George R. Robertson
U.S. Consul U.S. Consul   See fewer
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John Kerr
CIA Security Guard CIA Security Guard   See fewer
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Guy Sanvido
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Robert Beatty
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Walther Reyer
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Peter Wolsdorff
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Henry Gomez
Master Sergeant Master Sergeant   See fewer
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Erin Noble
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Lisa Schrage
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Anthony Kramreither
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5.7 / 10 | 712 votes