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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Roger Towne (written by)
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Release Date:
24 October 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
An operative for the CIA (Brown) is captured and interrogated by Korean officials; his bosses, in order to protect national security... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
enjoyable but overrated See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Tom Berenger ... Kevin Jefferson

Ron Silver ... Tom Lenahan

Alice Krige ... Sarah Gold

Clancy Brown ... Dale Beckham

Arye Gross ... Todd Simar

Elizabeth Arlen ... Joanne Gertz

Al Waxman ... Myron Sindell

Len Cariou ... The President
David McIlwraith ... Paul Gertz

Peter Keleghan ... Norman Fitzgerald

Eugene Clark ... Edward Boyd

Doug Lennox ... Ron Sachs
Carol Ng ... Camille Ngo

Tommy Chang ... Jinho Kim
Karl Pruner ... Jack Marko

Mimi Kuzyk ... Karen Marko
Heather Bertram ... Julie Marko

Tseng Chang ... General Ree
Barbara Gordon ... Senator Rone

Lloyd Adams ... Duane Jackson

Jean Yoon ... Yan Kung

Kim Roberts ... Donna Talbot

Brian Paul ... Nigel Lacy

George Chiang ... Trang Bunchu

Sean Baek ... Reception Clerk

Carolyn Goff ... Iris Zurwin
Sean Kim ... Customs Official
Janet MacEwen ... Genelle

Michael J. Reynolds ... Navy Admiral

David Sparrow ... Burly CIA Man
Ken Pak ... K.I.S Eyeman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Anderson ... Newscaster Jane Crenshaw
J.C. Kenny ... Newscaster Ron Phelps
Michael Copeland ... Dan Murphy (uncredited)

Directed by
Tim Matheson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Roger Towne (written by)

Produced by
Albert Botha .... line producer
Beaux Carson .... co-executive producer
Robert W. Cort .... producer
Tim Gibbons .... co-executive producer
David Madden .... producer
Keri Selig .... co-executive producer
Roger Towne .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Don Davis 
 
Cinematography by
Roy H. Wagner 
 
Film Editing by
Robert A. Ferretti 
 
Casting by
Nan Dutton 
 
Production Design by
Franco De Cotiis 
Perri Gorrara 
Lindsey Hermer-Bell 
 
Art Direction by
Ann Bromley 
 
Costume Design by
Eydi Caines-Floyd 
 
Makeup Department
Gail 'Freddie' Godden .... key hair stylist (as G.E. Freddie Godden)
Kathleen Graham .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Albert Botha .... unit production manager
Daniel Hank .... production manager: Washington D.C.
Fritzi Horstman .... post-production supervisor
David Rider .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Lucescu .... second unit director
Ben Marrello .... trainee assistant director
Pazz Neglia .... first assistant director: second unit
Michal Page .... third assistant director
Marek Posival .... second assistant director
Graham Tallman .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Anthony A. Ianni .... assistant art director
Harry Zernike .... first assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Jed M. Dodge .... adr supervisor
Cormac Funge .... sound effects editor
Patrick Giraudi .... re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Tim Good .... special effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Eric Bryson .... stunt double
Brian Jagersky .... stunts
Danny Lima .... stunts
Steve Lucescu .... stunt coordinator
Steve Lucescu .... stunt double
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunt driver
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunt rigger
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Colin Akoon .... camera trainee
Jayson Clute .... first assistant camera
Richard Emerson .... key grip
Ben Mark Holzberg .... still photographer
Ryan McMaster .... camera operator
Ryan McMaster .... director of photography: second unit
Ken Myers .... video tape operator: Washington
Mark Nener .... second assistant camera
Michael Soos .... a-camera / steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Donna Dupere .... extras casting
Michelle Sison .... casting associate
 
Editorial Department
Philip Steinman .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Patrick Burn .... location manager: Washington, DC
Ron Gwynne .... assistant location manager
 
Other crew
Donna Croce .... script supervisor
Eric Errington .... production assistant
Jason Foster .... production assistant
Janice Fowlie .... production accountant
Jon Jolles .... production assistant
Dannis Koromilas .... production assistant
Randy Kumano .... co-production coordinator
Tammy Postal .... production assistant
Epsin Rikardsen .... production assistant
Ralph Berge .... production executive (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some violent sequences
Runtime:
104 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
"In the Company of Spies" is the first and so far only movie to be approved by the CIA. The CIA cooperated in the making of the film, allowing the filmmakers to shoot at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., and even providing 60 off-duty employees to serve as extras.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the scene when there is a close-up of the phone when the female Korean spy goes toward it the Korean writing is upside-down.See more »

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1 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
enjoyable but overrated, 22 November 2000
Author: Dr.X from parts unknown

This is a nicely done action suspense film that depicts a CIA scenario involving hypothetical events in North Korea. Having read prior reviews and seeing an overall rating of 8.2 on this site before I viewed it, though, I was somewhat disappointed. There is some cool gadgetry and many good suspenseful scenes and it's certainly watchable and entertaining, and it does give some appreciation for what is at stake and the personal risks taken on by operatives. However, many of the bad guy characters and non-CIA government officials come off as self-mocking cardboard cutouts, and several of the scenes just don't hold up. Nice performances by Tom Berenger and Ron Silver and good location work. Overall, worth seeing but has some flaws.

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