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Cartoonist Woody becomes the superhero he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West.

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Woody Wilkins
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Krokov
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Natalia
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Harry Oslo
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Morovich
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Russ Devlin
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CIA Chief
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Storyline

Comic artist and writer Woody performs a simple courier operation for his friend Harry who works for the CIA. But when he successfully fends off hostile agents, he earns the respect of the beautiful Natalia, who requests his assistance for her defection. Woody uses this request as leverage to use the CIA's resources to bring his comic book creation, Condorman, to life to battle the evil Krokov. Written by Ben Evans <turlough@geocities.com>

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soviet spy | spy | cartoonist | cia | superhero | See more »

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An action adventure romantic comedy spy story. See more »


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Trivia

One of two spy films that director Charles Jarrott made in 1981. The other was The Amateur (1981). See more »

Goofs

(at around 55 mins) In a European scene, youngsters are astonished that 'Natalia' (or Woody's comic book creation of Laser Lady' ) is before them. Several children have comic books in their hands. As the boy in the foreground turns his copy around, you can actually read the back cover (US) edition advertisements and further can realize the front cover is in US English! You will also note that all children have US versions. See more »

Quotes

Woody Wilkins: [Woody and Natalia have just landed to meet Harry at the rendezvious] Hurry, Harry! There almost on us!
Harry Oslo: [grabs life vests and hands one to Woody] Here!
Natalia: [Woody starts to put the vest on Natalia] Why did you come to get me? You could have left me at the villa!
Woody Wilkins: [wrenches the life vest straps as he puts it on Natalia to get her attention] Why did you pretend like you didn't want to come?
Natalia: I didn't want you to be killed! If I had asked you to help me, you might have gone off and done something stupid!
Harry Oslo: [...]
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No ending credits. Just the "The End" phrase and the copyright notice. See more »

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Far from great, but still a lot of fun.
14 April 1999 | by (Pennsylvania, USA) – See all my reviews

"Condorman" is not a great movie. However, it is a lot of fun to watch. "Condorman" follows cartoonist Woody Wilkins (Michael Crawford), an eccentric who refuses to have his hero, Condorman, do anything in a comic book that he himself hasn't done in real life. The acting is predictably predictable, but still fun. Aside from Crawford, the other characters include a ravishing Barbera Carrera as the gorgeous Russian spy Wilkins falls for, and Oliver Reed as her "old fling". If for no other reason than to see a pre-"Phantom" Crawford in an outrageous role, this movie is worth at least a look.


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