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Eye of the Needle (1981)

R
112 min | Romance, Thriller, War

A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Writers
Ken Follett (based on the novel by) | Stanley Mann (screenplay)
Producer
Stephen J. Friedman (as Stephen Friedman)
Composer
Miklós Rózsa (as Miklos Rozsa)
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$ 17,583,634
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Release date
Jul 24, 1981 (United States)

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Chris Jenkinson
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William Merrow
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7.1 / 10 | 8,196 votes