The true story of Christopher Boyce, a young All-American man whose job as a guard for sensitive documents shatters his faith in his country and leads him to a sometimes comic, sometimes chilling sideline as a spy for the Soviets, aided by his scruffy buddy, Daulton; it can't last, though, and the consequences are tremendous for Boyce and his family. Written by
Dan Hartung <email@example.com>
They were best friends from the best of families. Then they committed a crime against their country and became the two most wanted men in America. [USA theatrical]
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Did You Know?
During the period this movie was being made and released, CIA agent Aldrich Ames was beginning to engage in his espionage activities, selling secrets to the Soviet Union. In 1998 these events would be dramatized in Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within
(1998), which also starred Timothy Hutton
in the role of Aldrich Ames. See more
The buttons of a cipher lock pressed by Boyce make DTMF (telephone touch-tone) sounds, but in reality they only click when pressed. See more
[to his politically conservative father, while watching the Watergate hearings
Can't you admit that just once, I was right about something?
References Midnight Express
Written by Tom Johnston
Performed by The Doobie Brothers
(as Doobie Brothers)
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more