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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 ...
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Robert Ground ...
Marine Sergeant
Véronique Guillaud ...
Secretary American Consulate
Charlotte Bailey ...
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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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The game of espionage is played by a strict code: an agent's family is never to be touched, no exceptions. Now that code has been broken See more »


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The nickname of Walter (Gene Hackman)'s old boss was "The Colonel". See more »

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Driving fiat uno up the stairs at the Hamburg harbor, Chris loses the front bumper, but the bumper is then back in place. See more »

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Chris Lloyd: Tourists? We're not talkng about tourists here, we're talking about mom! And I know you, you don't drink unless you're nervous.
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26 March 2009 | by (Brussels, Belgium) – See all my reviews

This movie is often dismissed as just an average Cold War spy flick. But in fact it is quite a bit more than that. It can well hold its own, thanks to the solid direction and first-rate performances by Hackman and Dillon.

These two never disappoint and seem to have had fun working together. They relaxedly fill in all the little character incongruities.

The story is interesting, but could have used much more exact local detail instead of this chain of insipid cutouts from travel brochures. The locals, but also the spies talk and behave like cardboard figures and tend to lessen the atmosphere a little. The same goes for a lot of the locations.

Recommended for fans of Dillon and Hackman, but also for those of you who like a solid spy movie.


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