MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 963 this week

Hidden Agenda (1999)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Mystery  |  2 November 1999 (USA)
4.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.6/10 from 311 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 5 critic

A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 59 titles
created 25 Feb 2011
 
a list of 93 titles
created 14 Apr 2011
 
a list of 59 titles
created 12 Jul 2011
 
a list of 713 titles
created 02 Dec 2011
 
a list of 117 titles
created 05 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Hidden Agenda" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hidden Agenda (1999)

Hidden Agenda (1999) on IMDb 4.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hidden Agenda.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Interstate 84 (2000)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When a body is found floating in an upstate New York river, hard-drinking cop Joe Weldon is left with few clues. After uncovering the man's identity - an enigmatic simpleton named Hap - ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Partridge
Stars: Kevin Dillon, John Littlefield, John Doman
Hidden Agenda (2015)
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Hidden Agenda is about a legendary Miami, Florida Detective named Matthews (played by Hans Hernke) who gained his reputation by solving cases from his office, but when an aggressive serial ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Warren
Stars: Hans Hernke, Adam Barnett, Cameron Bigelow
Hidden Agenda (2002)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When the secret codes controlling a killer nuclear satellite are stolen by the world's most dangerous criminal, America's best agent teams up with a Brittish beauty to recover the codes in ... See full summary »

Director: Scott McAboy
Stars: Brixton Karnes, Eva Jenícková, Rick Cramer
Misbegotten (1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A killer obsessed with fathering a child, but has troubles with relationships with women, becomes a father via artificial insemination. He then tracks the woman down and terrorizes her and ... See full summary »

Director: Mark L. Lester
Stars: Kevin Dillon, Nick Mancuso, Lysette Anthony
The Foursome (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Four old friends reconnect at their 20-year college reunion.

Director: William Dear
Stars: Kevin Dillon, John Shaw, Chris Gauthier
Stag (1997)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Victor Mallick returned to his home and found out that all of his friends have arranged a surprise bachelor/stag party for him. Two strippers were hired to cheer up the party. However, when... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Wilding
Stars: John Stockwell, Mario Van Peebles, Jerry Stiller
Gunshy (1998)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When the New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend with another guy, he goes to Atlantic City to drink himself to oblivion. He is saved from a bar brawl by a small-time ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Celentano
Stars: William Petersen, Michael Wincott, Diane Lane
Gone in the Night (TV Movie 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A husband and wife find themselves accused of the murder of their own daughter.

Director: Bill L. Norton
Stars: Shannen Doherty, Kevin Dillon, Lawrence Hanson
Out for Blood (Video 2004)
Horror | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A police detective is investigating some mysterious disappearances and uncovers a horrible truth.

Director: Richard Brandes
Stars: Kevin Dillon, Vanessa Angel, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Breakdown I (1997)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.

Director: Jonathan Mostow
Stars: Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan
Blackheart (1998)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Ray and Annette are a couple who scam, lie and seduce to get wealth from unspecting wealthy people.

Director: Dominic Shiach
Stars: Richard Grieco, Christopher Plummer, Fiona Loewi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two brothers try to buy back the nightclub that was stolen from their mother.

Director: Bernard McWilliams
Stars: John C. McGinley, David Warshofsky, Eric Bogosian
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
David McLean
...
Monika Engelmann
...
Jonathan Zanuck
...
Ulrich Steiner
...
Daniel Kash ...
Volker Flenske
Rod Wilson ...
Michael McLean
Paul Soles ...
Wilhelm Engelmann
...
Brenner (as Phil Jarrett)
...
Donna Barnes
...
Christoph
Craig Gardner ...
Jurgen Feld
Cintija Asperger ...
Dr. Mundt (as Cynthia Ashperger)
Richard Denison ...
Vladimir Kruskov
Heinar Pillar ...
Man at Airport
Edit

Storyline

In this supercharged political thriller, David McLean becomes the center of a deadly conspiracy when he discovers a computer disc his recently killed CIA agent brother, Mike, left behind. After the government denies involvement in Mike's "accidental" death, David must hunt for the truth on his own...and with double crossings, high-octane chase scenes and thrill-a-minute plot twists, nowhere-and no one-is safe! Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Nothing is more dangerous than the truth.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence, nudity and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 November 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Secret Agenda  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dedicated to the memory of J.T. Walsh, who died soon after making this film. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
6 December 2008 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Brawny Kevin Dillon (as David McLean) takes a plane to Germany, where he plans to meet his estranged brother. Upon arrival, he is told what we've seen open the film, that brother Rod Wilson (as Michael McLean) blew up in a car. Mr. Dillon identifies his brother's burned-beyond-recognition body by observing his tattooed arm. You'd be suspicious, and Dillon is too. He discovers his brother was (is?) tied up in a web of espionage. The Berlin morgue makes room for more bodies, as unsavory types search for a missing computer disk, thought to be in one of the McLean brothers' possession.

Dillon befriends pretty blonde motorcycling Andrea Roth (as Monika Engelmann) who, of course, is also interested in finding the disk. Supporting actors Christopher Plummer (as Ulrich Steiner), J.T. Walsh (as Jonathan Zanuck), and Michael Wincott (as Larry Gleason) give the picture some weight. Mr. Plummer works out of the Berlin police department; in a sex shop, he suggests a nuns in bondage video. Mr. Walsh and Mr. Wincott are situated at the American Embassy. Wincott is soft-spoken, but powerful. This was dependable character actor Walsh's last filmed appearance. So, Iain Paterson's "Hidden Agenda" is, appropriately, "Dedicated to the memory of J.T. Walsh."

**** Hidden Agenda (1998) Iain Paterson ~ Kevin Dillon, Andrea Roth, J.T. Walsh


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Song EgyGirl
Discuss Hidden Agenda (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?