In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »
A government space saucer is hijacked mid-flight by a powerful laser beam under the control of Jose Ortega, who then proceeds to rape the female pilot, Sheila Sommars. ICE sends agent Matt ... See full summary »
The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, ... See full summary »
At first, Dr. Sidney Schaefer feels honored and thrilled to be offered the job of the President's Analyst. But then the stress of the job and the paranoid spies that come with a sensitive ... See full summary »
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The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »
Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a ... See full summary »
A by-the-book captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the ... See full summary »
A cold hearted American hit man goes to Europe for 'one last score'. His encounter with a beautiful young woman casts self doubt on his lifeblood, and influences him to resist carrying out the contract
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The world's weather seems to have changed dramatically with violent storms everywhere and long dormant volcanoes suddenly erupting. No one is sure what is happening or why but when American intelligence chief Cramden loses yet another team of agents, there appears to be only one man who can do the job: Derek Flint, former super spy, incredibly rich and the ultimate ladies man. Despite Cramden's concerns, Flint is on the job and soon discovers that the Earth's weather is under the control of a secret organization known as GALAXY whose scientists are looking to pacify the world and devote humankind to scientific pursuits. Written by
Hans Gruber aims far to the right of Flint's head and couldn't possibly have hit from that angle. The crack in the mirror when he shoots confirms this. He also fails completely to track Flint's movements when he leans even further left to grab some soap. See more »
[fingering the coat-of-arms on Rodney's blazer]
I wonder what it is that always makes the Rodneys choose the wrong side.
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Okay, time to get serious: it is not an understatement to declare that Our Man Flint is one of the greatest movies ever made in the entire history of cinema! Haha! It's so much fun!
Heck, how can you not love a movie in which Dick Wilson - the guy who played Mr. Whipple in the Charmin toilet paper commercials for more than 20 years - plays an agent for that evil insidious organization, Galaxy?
The two-film Flint series would never have been the incredibly popular spy spoof that it was - made at the height of the 007/Man From U.N.C.L.E./Wild Wild West/Matt Helm craze - if anyone other than the great James Coburn had been cast. The man was born to play the role.
It all comes together: Jerry Goldsmith's zippy spy music; beautiful babacious Gila Golan and Edward Mulhare as rotten rat Rodney and then of course, its legendary spoofing.
From the LBJ impersonator, to Benson Fong's Dr. Schneider and Peter Brocco's Dr. Wu, to Flints lighter that performs 82 separate functions...83 if you want to light a cigar, Our Man Flint is just the greatest fun!
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