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The Liquidator (1965)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller, Crime | 28 October 1966 (USA)
Colonel Mostyn of the British Intelligence Service suspects there is a leak in his department and hires an American expatriate to eliminate various targets working for the Soviets.

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Colonel Mostyn is the chief of a section of the British Security Services when they are embarrassed by the number of spies and defections. The Chief tells him to do something about it so he hires Boys Oaks as Agent L - The Liquidator, to assassinate people about to cause trouble. Although Boys likes the cars and the girls that his new position attracts he's not any good at it. He's also got a phobia about flying that makes jetting off to exotic places a bit of an embarrassment. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The Liquidator goes from one hot-bed of intrigue to another! See more »


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28 October 1966 (USA)  »

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A felszámoló  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Jon Penington hired screenwriter Peter Yeldham after both had collaborated on The Comedy Man (1964). See more »

Goofs

When Boysie is in the harness shooting at targets, he is using a six-shot revolver, but fires eleven shots without time to reload, or is seen doing so. He then empties the cylinder, is seen reloading two rounds, and then fires off three more shots. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Mostyn: If I may propose a toast to 'L'. 'L' is your official identification.
'Boysie' Oakes: 'L'. Does that stand for anything in particular?
Colonel Mostyn: 'L', I omited to tell you, stands for 'Liquidator'. Your a 'special' Special Agent. Your job is to kill for us.
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Connections

References Laughter from the Whitehall (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

THE LIQUIDATOR
Sung by Shirley Bassey
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Lyrics by Peter Callander
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Wasted talents

I just saw "The liquidator". I think it is one of Rod´s worst pictures.

There is a funny and promising beginning but after ten or fifteen minutes it only is boring. Rod is fun to watch but his character is badly developed.

The rest of the movie is very weak. That is a pity because there are talented actors in it, a capable director and a nice basic idea.


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