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Three Days of the Condor (1975)

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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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Mr. Wabash
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Leonard Atwood
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Janice Chon
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S.W. Wicks
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Dr. Ferdinand Lappe
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The Major
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Harold
Helen Stenborg ...
Mrs. Edwina Russell (as Helen Stenbure)
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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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His code name is Condor. In the next twenty-four hours everyone he trusts will try to kill him. See more »

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Release Date:

14 November 1975 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

3 Days of the Condor  »

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SEK 2,592,086 (Sweden)
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Star Billing: Robert Redford (1st), Faye Dunaway (2nd), Cliff Robertson (3rd), Max von Sydow (4th) and John Houseman (5th). See more »

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The amount of stubble Turner has changes during the "oil fields" discussion near the end. See more »

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Joe Turner: Just look around. They've got it. That's where they ship from. They've got all of it.
Higgins: What? What did you do?
Joe Turner: I told them a story. You play games, I told them a story.
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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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