The criminal organization THRUSH steals the A-bomb H957 and demands $350,000,000 to be delivered within 72 hours by their former antagonist Solo. So U.N.C.L.E. has to reactivate the super agents Solo and Kuryakin after they were 15 years out of business. Equipped in the usual 007 fashion they start to seek the villains. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Gerald Fried's score contains a pastiche of 'The James Bond Theme' from James Bond film series when George Lazenby's character 'JB' makes his appearance. George Lazenby had played James Bond in the 1969 official production On Her Majesty's Secret Service. See more »
After shooting the Armour plated door in Thrush's headquarters, Napoleon kicks the door in. As he enters, a person can be seen be seen by his feet, in the room beyond. They quickly duck out of shot. See more »
Reunion TV-movies based on old series rarely capture the spirit of the original, but Return of the Man from Uncle taps into the campiness of the series as if it never was off the air. The leads have fun acknowledging their age, and the whole thing neatly turns into a parody of spy films without becoming a parody of itself. I rated it a "9" not because it is great art but because compared to all other TV reunion movies it is head and shoulders above the rest!
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