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Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996)

Former British secret agent Harry Palmer now runs a Private Investigation company in Russia. He gets a job to locate and recover a consignment of stolen Plutonium, and with the help of ... See full summary »

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Harry Palmer
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Nikolai Petrov
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Tatiana
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Craig
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Greta
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General Kornikov (as Yuro Petrov)
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Yuri (as Anatoly Davidov)
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Dr. Vestry
Ingolf Gorges ...
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Evgeniy Zharikov ...
Feodor (as Yevgeni Ilycy Zharikov)
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Former British secret agent Harry Palmer now runs a Private Investigation company in Russia. He gets a job to locate and recover a consignment of stolen Plutonium, and with the help of colleague Nikolai Petrov he sets off to St. Petersburg to try and find it. Along the way he must deal with the violent Russian Mafia, and also find Nikolai's girlfriend Tatiana who has been kidnapped. Written by Matt <matt@measham.force9.net>

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No One Can Be Trusted. Nothing Is As It Seems. One Wrong Move Could Cost Everything. See more »

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Although this film is sometimes referred to as "Len Deighton's Midnight in Saint Petersburg," Len Deighton himself had no involvement in the production and the film is not based on one of his novels. Not only that, but Deighton did not even coin the name "Harry Palmer" (the character in his novels remained unnamed). See more »

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Follows Spy Story (1976) See more »

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not even funny
22 September 2013 | by (London,England) – See all my reviews

All that's missing from the script is a big flashing light on the screen every time an important plot point is mentioned. Probably the worst script Michael Caines ever worked with and he'd just done Bullet to Beijing. Fortunately the direction's nearly as bad, but you still feel some sympathy for the actors, if not the characters. Still you will know that the Russian for Thankyou is spaseeba, it seems to be added to the end of every English sentence. Michael Caine's as watchable as ever but Harry Palmer should have stopped with Billion Dollar Brain, as sequels go this is slightly less worthwhile than the science.


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