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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Walter Lloyd / Duncan (Duke) Potter
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Chris Lloyd / Derek Potter
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Donna Lloyd
Randy Moore ...
Tour Director
Ilona Grübel ...
Carla (as Ilona Grubel)
Tomas Hnevsa ...
Henke
Jean-Pol Dubois ...
Glasses
Robert Ground ...
Marine Sergeant
Véronique Guillaud ...
Secretary American Consulate
Charlotte Bailey ...
Receptionist
James Selby ...
Ross
Ray Fry ...
Mason
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Taber
Jacques Mignot ...
Madison Hotel Clerk
Robert Liensol ...
Cafe Vendor
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Chris Lloyd does NOT get along with his father Walter. Walter is too careful, cautious, and boring to Chris, and never tries anything new, and Chris had to live by the same standards when he was growing up. But when his mother is kidnapped while in Europe, to Chris's confusion, Walter suddenly turns into a man of action. Just who is his father anyway. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Agente doble en Berlín  »

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One of two 1985 movies starring Matt Dillon first released in 1985. Both had one word titles. The other film was Rebel (1985). See more »

Goofs

When Chris leaves the US embassy in Berlin, he takes a mercedes cab. He does not change cabs but the used cars change several times and one of them has even French registration plates. See more »

Quotes

Walter Lloyd: You know the rule as well as I do: an agent's family was sacred.
Schroeder: And you broke that rule!
Walter Lloyd: No! Not me, not my people. I checked them out, every one of them. I held my own investigation.
Schroeder: I evacuate myself on your investigation!
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Featured in Arthur Penn (1995) See more »

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That Old Black Magic
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Harold Arlen
Sung by Billy Daniels
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missing that something keeping it from being a goodmovie
21 September 2000 | by (PA USA) – See all my reviews

Gene Hackman and Matt Dillon star in this suspense thriller about a dad (former CIA and son who hunt for their kidnapped wife/mother..only problem is that this movie is neither suspenseful or thrilling... it just doesn't hold your interest..on a scale of one to ten..4


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