A 1988 television adaptation of Robert Ludlum's thriller. An injured, unconscious man (Richard Chamberlain) washes ashore in a small French town. As he recovers, it becomes quite clear, someone is trying to kill him. Jaclyn Smith co-stars.
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1988  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Jason Bourne (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Marie St. Jacques (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Gen. François Villiers (2 episodes, 1988)
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 David Abbott (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Carlos (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Fritz Koenig (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Dr. Geoffrey Washburn (2 episodes, 1988)
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 The Fat Man (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Gold Glasses (2 episodes, 1988)
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 D'Armacourt (2 episodes, 1988)
Bill Wallis ...
 Chernak (2 episodes, 1988)
Franziskus Abgottspon ...
 Zurich cabbie #2 (2 episodes, 1988)
Frederick Bartman ...
 Man in bank lobby (2 episodes, 1988)
John Carlin ...
 Stossel (2 episodes, 1988)
George Lane Cooper ...
 Gigantic Man (2 episodes, 1988)
Otto Dornbierer ...
 Boarding house manager (2 episodes, 1988)
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 The Beggar (2 episodes, 1988)
John Harding ...
 BBC TV newsman (2 episodes, 1988)
Kate Howard ...
 Angelique (2 episodes, 1988)
Leslie Lai ...
 Vietnamese wife (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Bertinelli (2 episodes, 1988)
Wayne Michaels ...
 Man in elevator (2 episodes, 1988)
Jürgen Pruschanski ...
 Zurich cabbie #1 (2 episodes, 1988)
Terry Richards ...
 Johann (2 episodes, 1988)
William Roberts ...
 Peter (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Apfel (2 episodes, 1988)
Rand Takeuchi ...
 Vietnamese boy (2 episodes, 1988)
Roger Tebb ...
 Blonde man (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Sen. Crawford (2 episodes, 1988)
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 D'Anjou (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Gillette (2 episodes, 1988)
Jacqueline Pearce ...
 Madame Jacqui (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Gen. Conklin (2 episodes, 1988)
Michael Anthony ...
 French priest (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Stevens (2 episodes, 1988)
Marianne Borgo ...
 Boutique receptionist (2 episodes, 1988)
David Michael Clarke ...
 Carl (2 episodes, 1988)
Joseph Frost ...
 Young David Webb (2 episodes, 1988)
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 New York cabbie (2 episodes, 1988)
Fabreice Houg ...
 Paris cabbie (2 episodes, 1988)
Raymond Johnson ...
 Abbott's driver (2 episodes, 1988)
Robert MacLeod ...
 Yachtsman (2 episodes, 1988)
Sylvia Marriott ...
 Meg (2 episodes, 1988)
Ted Maynard ...
 Dugan (2 episodes, 1988)
James Walker ...
 Chef (2 episodes, 1988)
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Storyline

An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, he does not know where his flashback memories come from, and he does not know why the access code for an anonymous Swiss bank account is implanted in his thigh. As he seeks his own identity, things quickly become dangerous. There are attempts to kill him, he is well known in first class hotels across Europe, and worst of all, there are strange similarities between his memories and reported actions of the notorious terrorist, Carlos the Jackal. Written by Alto Speckhardt <Alto.Speckhardt@student.uni-ulm.de>

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Basada en el bestseller del espionaje Robert Ludlam. [Spain] See more »


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Unrated | See all certifications »

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8 May 1988 (USA)  »

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Agent ohne Namen  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The microfiche embedded under Bourne's skin and read by the doctor has the following "GEMEINSCHAFT BANK ZURICH 0.7.17.0.12.14.26.0". See more »

Goofs

As Bourne tries to shoot Carlos at the church, he fires a total of 9 shots out of a 5-shot revolver.(5 shots at the car, then 2 at the guard and than 2 more as he chases the car). See more »

Quotes

Jason Bourne: Whatever you're getting paid, I'll double it. You were at the bank, you know I can do it.
Gold Glasses: I wouldn't touch your money.
Jason Bourne: Money's money. Why not?
Gold Glasses: Are you serious? Wealth is relative to the time we have to enjoy it. I wouldn't last five minutes.
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Connections

Referenced in Psych: Cog Blocked (2014) See more »

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A Wonderful Film
25 July 2006 | by (Sasebo, Japan) – See all my reviews

I have no intention of spoiling this film for anyone. Sorry, you will have to view it for yourself.

The film is outstanding for 1988 and even more so for a "made for TV" film. My favourite thing is the fact that it is a better adaptation than the 2002 remake starring Matt Damon.

While the newer version has all the cinematographic advantages, this film is just more faithful to Robert Ludlum's book and I am excited every time I watch.

Treat yourself to a great movie night. Get a bucket of Popcorn, chips, Pizza and Soda. Keep the remote handy for those intermissions you require (the pause button) and just get ready to enjoy.

10 stars **********


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