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Wrong Is Right (1982)

R
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

A satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman Patrick Hale on an international chase to track them...See moreA satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman Patrick Hale on an international chase to track them down, and uncover the twisting maze of apparent involvement of U.S. Government agencies. Written by Brian W Martz See less
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Writers
Charles McCarry (novel "The Better Angels") | Richard Brooks (written for the screen by)
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Fred J. Koenekamp (as Fred Koenekamp)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Edward C. Carfagno (as Edward Carfagno)
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Budget
$10,000,000
Opening weekend
$1,412,646
Gross (US & Canada)
$3,583,513
Gross (World)
$3,583,513
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Release date
May 14, 1982 (United States)

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62 cast members
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Sean Connery
Patrick Hale Patrick Hale   See fewer
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George Grizzard
President Lockwood President Lockwood   See fewer
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Robert Conrad
Gen. Wombat Gen. Wombat   See fewer
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Katharine Ross
Sally Blake Sally Blake   See fewer
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G.D. Spradlin
Philindros Philindros   See fewer
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John Saxon
Homer Hubbard Homer Hubbard   See fewer
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Henry Silva
Rafeeq Rafeeq   See fewer
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Leslie Nielsen
Mallory Mallory   See fewer
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Robert Webber
Harvey Harvey   See fewer
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Rosalind Cash
Mrs. Ford Mrs. Ford   See fewer
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Hardy Krüger
Helmut Unger (as Hardy Kruger) Helmut Unger (as Hardy Kruger)   See fewer
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Ron Moody
King Awad King Awad   See fewer
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Joseph Whipp
John Brown John Brown   See fewer
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Tom McFadden
Billy Bob Harper Billy Bob Harper   See fewer
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Ivy Bethune
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
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Jennifer Jason Leigh
Young Girl Young Girl   See fewer
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Kiva Lawrence
CIA Receptionist CIA Receptionist   See fewer
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Barry Cahill
Husband Husband   See fewer
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Angelo Bertolini
Cardinal Cardinal   See fewer
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Keith McConnell
Sir Robert Smythe Sir Robert Smythe   See fewer
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Alexander Zale
Prof. Faheem Prof. Faheem   See fewer
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Donald Bishop
Congressman Congressman   See fewer
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Dianne L. Wilson
Woman with Dog (as Diane Lynn Wilson) Woman with Dog (as Diane Lynn Wilson)   See fewer
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George Skaff
Col. Qadeer Col. Qadeer   See fewer
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Denis Hoppe
Hagreb Officer Hagreb Officer   See fewer
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Milton James
Hagreb Army Doctor (as Milt Jamin) Hagreb Army Doctor (as Milt Jamin)   See fewer
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Edward L. Moskowitz
W.T.N. Technician W.T.N. Technician   See fewer
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Myron Natwick
Adm. Leary Adm. Leary   See fewer
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Paul Lambert
Defense Secretary Defense Secretary   See fewer
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Suzanne Reynolds
TV Woman Reporter TV Woman Reporter   See fewer
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David Frankham
British Reporter British Reporter   See fewer
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Ed Pennybacker
U.S. Reporter U.S. Reporter   See fewer
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Ken Bibeau
Marcus Marcus   See fewer
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Art Evans
Warehouse Guard Warehouse Guard   See fewer
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Mio Polo
Warehouse Guard Warehouse Guard   See fewer
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Robert Alan Browne
Motorist Motorist   See fewer
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Mickey Jones
Gunman Gunman   See fewer
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Dawna O'Brien
President's Secretary President's Secretary   See fewer
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Pamela V. Kobbe
Mr. Hale's Secretary Mr. Hale's Secretary   See fewer
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Clare Grenville
Mallory Campaigner (as Claire Grenville) Mallory Campaigner (as Claire Grenville)   See fewer
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Merrill M. Mazuer
W.T.N. News Staff W.T.N. News Staff   See fewer
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Ray Conners
W.T.N. News Staff W.T.N. News Staff   See fewer
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Ken Gale
W.T.N. News Staff W.T.N. News Staff   See fewer
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Melinda Casey
W.T.N. News Staff (as Melinda Ann Casey) W.T.N. News Staff (as Melinda Ann Casey)   See fewer
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Kerry Sullivan
W.T.N. News Staff W.T.N. News Staff   See fewer
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Don F. Dunwell
W.T.N. News Staff (as Don Dunwell) W.T.N. News Staff (as Don Dunwell)   See fewer
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Melanie Stensland
W.T.N. News Staff (as Melanie Steensland) W.T.N. News Staff (as Melanie Steensland)   See fewer
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Don Worsham
W.T.N. News Staff W.T.N. News Staff   See fewer
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Julie Condra
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Davis
Ed (uncredited) Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Toby Hughes
TV Cameraman (uncredited) TV Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Angela Pabisch
Girl at Airport Ticket Counter (uncredited) Girl at Airport Ticket Counter (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Palmer
W.T.N. News Staff (uncredited) W.T.N. News Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Patton III
Riot Cop (uncredited) Riot Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stan Rodarte
Angry driver (uncredited) Angry driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 1,601 votes