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Der Schnüffler (1983)

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The harmless Berlin taxi driver Herbert Boeckmann has a bad day: Three mysterious gentlemen put him the corpse of Boris Stravinsky, a Russian economist, into the car. Unsuspecting Herbert ... See full summary »

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Herbert Böckmann
Catherine Alric ...
Anna
Tilo Prückner ...
Fred
Anton Diffring ...
Colonel Henderson
Siegfried Wischnewski ...
Colonel Protopopov
Peter Kuiper ...
Dimitri
Nikolaus Dutsch ...
Grosser Klaus
Charles Regnier ...
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Siegfried Kernen ...
Professor Prätorius
Joachim Wichmann ...
Kommissar Runge
Gustl Bayrhammer ...
Herr Huber
Martha Mödl ...
Frau Huber
Hans Schellbach ...
Boris Stravinski
Utz Richter ...
Major Mahlke
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Gregori Ustinov
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The harmless Berlin taxi driver Herbert Boeckmann has a bad day: Three mysterious gentlemen put him the corpse of Boris Stravinsky, a Russian economist, into the car. Unsuspecting Herbert brings the "passenger" to East Berlin. There Boeckmann falls into the clutches of the KGB, who considers him a top agent of the CIA. As Herbert eventually returns to the western part of the city, already the CIA waiting for him to be the taxi driver again suspected of being a top agent of the KGB. To prove his innocence, Herbert must find the real killer of Stravinsky. A mysterious vials to which he sniffs in extreme situations, helping them not only to amazing powers and unsuspected abilities. As Super Agent "Herbie Melbourne" mixed Herbert on the agent scene. But between the lines he gets in the line of professional killer. Written by Masood, Mashhad, IRAN

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18 February 1983 (West Germany)  »

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Non Stop Trouble with Spies  »

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Obvious dummies when the car (with Herbert and the Bavarian couple) crashes and a few moments later in the scene, where the gas station explodes. See more »

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TAKE A DEEP BREATH, IT IS ONE OF THOSE
18 May 1999 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Another one of those failing Hallervorden vehicles. It is probably meant as a parody on West-East spy films (at least the design of the credits lets one think so), but the result is no more than a series of self-repeating, tedious and childish jokes. Hallervorden's character gets his strength from inhaling nail-varnish, something I also tried to sit this one out.


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