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The Next Man (1976)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  10 November 1976 (USA)
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Khalil is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously ... See full summary »

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Cornelia Sharpe ...
Nicole Scott
Albert Paulsen ...
Hamid
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Al Sharif
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Justin
Ted Beniades ...
Frank Dedario
Charles Cioffi ...
Fouad
Jaime Sánchez ...
New York Security
James Bulleit ...
New York Security
Salem Ludwig ...
Ghossan Kaddara
Tom Klunis ...
Hatim Othman
Roger Serbagi ...
Yassin (as Roger Omar Serbagi)
Armand Dahan ...
Abdel-Latif
Charles Randall ...
Atif Abbas
Ian Collier ...
Nicole's Contact
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Khalil is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the aid of his friend Hamid and his girlfriend Nicole. But can he trust even them? Written by John A. Barnes <john.barnes@pfizer.com>

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In the world of spying and dying, love is the ultimate weapon.

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overall, a disappointing movie
30 December 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The movie had a lot of potential, unfortunately, it came apart because of a weak/implausible story line, miscasting, and general lack of content/substance. One of the very obvious flaws was that Sean Connery, who played an Arab man, didn't know how to pronounce his own Arab name! This may seem a small flaw but it points to the seeming lack of effort in paying attention to details. The quality of acting was uniformly well below average.

Movie's solitary saving grace was the twist in the plot at the very end; and a french song (I don't recall the title). Overall, it was a pretty bad movie where Sean Connery was visibly miscast.


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