A Man Called Intrepid (1979)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Adventure | Drama | War
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 114 users  
Reviews: 4 user

During World War II, a wealthy Canadian uses his own money to help the Allies form an espionage network.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 278 titles
created 30 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 89 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 200 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Man Called Intrepid (1979– )

A Man Called Intrepid (1979– ) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Man Called Intrepid.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1984   1979  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Rough Cut (1980)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A romantic comedy with action and suspense. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become ... See full summary »

Directors: Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven
Old Drac (1974)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A faulty blood transfusion turns Dracula's wife black.

Director: Clive Donner
Stars: David Niven, Teresa Graves, Peter Bayliss
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack
Comedy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

Director: Robert Moore
Stars: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the... See full summary »

Director: Blake Edwards
Stars: David Niven, Robert Wagner, Herbert Lom
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz
Stars: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae
Action | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Two men show up claiming to be the grandfather of a child heiress.

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: David Niven, Art Carney, Maggie Smith
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

On the death of his parents, Frank, a romantic teenager, moves in with his aunt and uncle He quickly falls in love with his beautiful, sophisticated aunt, Martha, and begins to fantasize ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Stars: David Niven, Gina Lollobrigida, John Moulder-Brown
Intrepid (2014)
Action

Time is a corrupted resource held in a bleak future. Phoenix should have died before he was born but has a gift to control the odds. With everyone he trusts now taken from his life he must harness a power born in him or time is up forever.

Director: Cyrus Hogg
Stars: Booboo Stewart, Brittany Curran, Louis Mandylor
The Core (2005)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A personal first person account of how the famous Nobel prize winning physicist Niels Bohr (1885-1962) lost his innocence when experiencing how his formulas were the basis for the Atomic ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Fox
Stars: David Bateson, Troels II Munk
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Anthony Asquith
Stars: Leslie Caron, David Niven, James Robertson Justice
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Rochanya Generous ...
 Lady at ball (1 episode, 1979)
Edit

Storyline

A Man Called Intrepid tells for the first time the full story of British Security Co-ordination, the international allied intelligence agency of World War 2 whose work has been a closely guarded secret for the past sixty years. Accounts include top level wartime undercover operations including the breaking of the German Enigma code and the race for the atomic bomb. It is a gripping true story of extraordinary personal heroism and sacrifice in the face of war. Written by mahajanssen

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Secret War [Video Australia] See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

20 May 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un hombre llamado intrépido  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 6,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical) | (Feature film)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sir William Stephenson aka Codename: Intrepid is considered to be one of the real-life inspirations for Ian Fleming's James Bond character. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
How To Acquire
3 January 2005 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie on TV a number of years ago & have been trying (unsuccessfully) to obtain a copy on VHS/DVD for repeat personal viewing.

Of course, the key point of interest is Camp X, situated outside of Toronto - a base for training.

The book on this story is the ONLY book I've ever read cover to cover (without being 'forced' to read).

It is a favorite of mine & would like to have a copy of the film on DVD or VHS.

Can anyone advise where I may get a copy (for purchase, of course).

Many thanks/ Skipper


15 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Intrepid as a movie? energymore
Discuss A Man Called Intrepid (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?