Hidden Agenda (1999)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Mystery  |  2 November 1999 (USA)
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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.



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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
Craig Gardner ...
Jurgen Feld
Cintija Asperger ...
Dr. Mundt (as Cynthia Ashperger)
Richard Denison ...
Vladimir Kruskov
Heinar Pillar ...
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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

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Nothing is more dangerous than the truth.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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




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2 November 1999 (USA)  »

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Secret Agenda  »

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


Monika Engelmann: You wouldn't understand. You are not German.
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Opening credits - as the men walk away from the camera down the long walkway, the credits come toward the camera, along the left and right sides of the same hallway. See more »

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Mouse and cat
15 March 2003 | by (DK) – See all my reviews

A average, but not bad thriller in a kind of Hitchcock-mood. Dillon think his brother is killed, but off course we know better... and soon he is hunted for the McGuffin: A disk of spy names from the Torn Curtain-time. There are many failures in this movie, but if you can accept them, you get a good Dillon, a lovely Roth and first of all a fine story. 5½/10

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