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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

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G. Joubert (as Max Von Sydow)
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Mr. Wabash
Addison Powell ...
Leonard Atwood
Walter McGinn ...
Sam Barber
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Janice Chon
Michael Kane ...
S.W. Wicks
Don McHenry ...
Dr. Ferdinand Lappe
Michael B. Miller ...
Fowler (as Michael Miller)
Jess Osuna ...
The Major
Dino Narizzano ...
Harold
Helen Stenborg ...
Mrs. Edwina Russell (as Helen Stenbure)
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Martin
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Storyline

A mild mannered CIA researcher, paid to read books, returns from lunch to find all of his co-workers assassinated. "Condor" must find out who did this and get in from the cold before the hitmen get him. Written by Mike CO <mileco@netcom.com>

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The CIA knows him as Condor. What he knows about them has just made him an Endangered Species. See more »

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Release Date:

14 November 1975 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

3 Days of the Condor  »

Box Office

Gross:

SEK 2,592,086 (Sweden)
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First of two mid-1970s political conspiracy thrillers starring actor Robert Redford. The second picture was All the President's Men (1976). The films were made and released in consecutive years, this film in 1975 and the other movie in 1976. See more »

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When Turner unties Cathy while the phone is ringing, the tone of the bell changes pitch between shots. See more »

Quotes

Higgins: I'm sorry.
Joe Turner: You're sorry? You're sorry. Oh, I get it. I get it. You expect me to draw fire, like one of those penny arcade bears that parades back and forth waiting for somebody, somebody very good just to take another shot, and you're just gonna hang around and pick him up just before he does it? Or just after?
Higgins: I'll try and find out what's going on; I'm gonna cross-check all those names...
Joe Turner: Nice talking to you, Higgins. Have a nice day.
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Great Film
30 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Three Days of Condor was a very entertaining movie. Robert Redford has a way of drawing in the audience. he performs the role very well in this film. I love the lack of special effects because it makes the movie rely on plot and acting. This is a quality movie, unlike a lot of new action and spy films that substitute good acting directing and plot for big sets, budgets and special effects. The government corruption theme is very well scripted. The way the story unfolds is complex and interesting.

Overall the movie is a little less Hollywood and a little more real life. At times it reminds you of The Day Of The Jackel. A little slower and calmer but all the sweeter.


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