Condorman (1981)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  7 August 1981 (USA)
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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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Complete credited cast:
Woody Wilkins
Harry Oslo
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Russ Devlin
Russian Agent
Robert Arden ...
CIA Chief


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 <>

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7 August 1981 (USA)  »

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Kondormannen  »

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Did You Know?


The movie was inspired by Robert Sheckley's novel "The Game of X". See more »


After the scene where Woody and Natalia escape from Morovich by turning the Condormobile into a hovercraft, Morovich reports to Krokov that the Condormobile turned into a hydrofoil. See more »


Woody Wilkins: Well?
Harry Oslo: I got some information on Natalia.
Woody Wilkins: Tell me!
Harry Oslo: Krokovk's got her. He's holding her at the embassy on the border of Monte Carlo.
Woody Wilkins: We've gotta get to her, Harry!
Harry Oslo: Woody, wait. We also got new orders. We've been ordered back to the U.S. The mission's considered a bust.
Woody Wilkins: I can't go back. Not without Natalia. I love her, Harry.
Harry Oslo: I know.
Woody Wilkins: Look, I've still got top rated clearance. That gives me access to anything I need, right?
Harry Oslo: Woody, that was before we were ordered back to the states!
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Crazy Credits

In the first version released by Anchor Bay Entertainment, the pace of the opening credits has been sped up, as is evidenced by the speed of the boats, vehicles, tourists, and finally Michael Crawford's walking around on the Eiffel Tower before Russ appears. See more »


Referenced in Team America: World Police (2004) 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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