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Bullet to Beijing (1995)

A retired British spy is called back into service by his government to help prevent North Korea from getting its hands on a deadly virus called "The Red Death."

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When long-time British agent Harry Palmer loses his job because the Cold War is over, he's promptly approached by a Russian bossman, Alex. In St. Petersburg Alex tells Harry of his plan for Russia's future, which is threatened because a deadly biochemical weapon called the Red Death has been stolen from him. He'll pay Harry handsomely to retrieve it. An ex-spy friend tips Harry off that it's being sent to Beijing by train, aboard which we begin to learn whose side everyone's really on. Written by Anonymous

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The Walt Disney Company planned to release this film worldwide. But it was decided against because the company felt that the successes of GoldenEye (1995) and Mission: Impossible (1996) would undermine this film's box-office chances. It did get a limited release in Montreal, Canada. See more »

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In the end credits roll at the end, Special Effects is spelled "Special Effets". See more »

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Alexei: I'm not being overly dramatic, Mr. Palmer, when I say the fate of the world is in your hands.
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Follows The Ipcress File (1965) See more »

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Go West
Written by Henri Belolo, Jacques Morali and Victor Willis
Performed by The Village People
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DISREGARD: Europe's Answer to James Bond
22 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Please disregard the review of this movie by "Dr_Yvon_COULARDEAU"......he clearly entered a review of some other film here by mistake....i think he was trying to review some version of "the Thomas Crown Affair".....first, there is no character in this movie named "Crown".........there is also no robbery with an insurance investigator involved.......i think it is odd that Dr_Yvon_COULARDEAU did not correct his mistake after he realized he reviewed the wrong movie........i think it is odd as well that no one from IMDb noticed either..........IMDb.......may i review a three stooges film and put it here or vice versa?.........Dr, a question.......do you often lose track of where you are?


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