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One Spy Too Many (1966)

Megalomaniac Alexander wants to be like Alexander The Great. His plan is to commit the world's greatest crimes to expand his industrial empire. Every crime is specifically designed to ... See full summary »

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Megalomaniac Alexander wants to be like Alexander The Great. His plan is to commit the world's greatest crimes to expand his industrial empire. Every crime is specifically designed to contradict the ten commandments. U.N.C.L.E. goes after him when he steals a secret chemical from the US military. Solo and Kuryakin team up with Alexander's former wife, Tracey, to stop him from becoming the most powerful man in the world. This movie is made from the "The Alexander The Greater Affair", parts one and two, from season two of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Written by Daniel Bolton <klsdb4@cynergy.com.au>

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Watch Out Brothers, Here Comes U.N.C.L.E. Again!


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12 February 1966 (Japan)  »

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A sequence involving Alexander's parents - played by Madge Blake and Charles Seel - was deleted from the feature film version. The sequence involved him breaking the 5th Commandment by dishonoring his parents and making them work in a mine as slaves. The number 5 is quite visible over the mine, during the car chase through the rock quarry. See more »

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THE CHESS GAME sequence has incorrectly setup the chess board so that the bottom-right square is black, and moreover as a consequence, incorrectly has the black queen and king plus the white queen and king placed on the wrong starting squares . . . No-one ever plays the game of chess, with the bottom-right square as black, because then the kings and queens are incorrectly placed on the wrong colour starting squares . . . How to set up pieces on a chess board . . . Set the board so that the bottom-right square is white . . . Place a rook, or castle, on each of your two corners . . . Place the knights next to the rooks . . . Place the bishops to the inside of the knights . . . Place the queen on the remaining, matching-colour square . . . See more »

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Followed by The Helicopter Spies (1968) See more »

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1960s Adventure: The Man From UNCLE
15 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

Another spy adventure with the men from UNCLE.

I am okay with the spy genre but I don't actually call myself a fan of spy movies/TV shows. I am indeed a fan of 1960s adventure shows (Batman, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, QM's The Invaders, etc) and this is why I am drawn to the UNCLE movies. And I like Robert Vaughn as Solo.

One Spy Too Too Many is taken from the second season of the UNCLE series and it is fine entertainment. I notice all these UNCLE movies are required to have the word "Spy" in the title, which does make it a bit hard to remember which UNCLE movie you are getting. Perhaps Alexander VS UNCLE would have been a better title for this?

Don't be turned off by this being just a TV episode re-edited into a movie...the dialogue and direction is fine here! In fact, I like this more than many of the 007 feature films.


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