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The Operative (2000)

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The CIA's greatest undercover operative during the Cold War was Alec Carville, a master of disguise, imprisoned by the KGB for eleven years, Carville's file languishes in a CIA dustbin.

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Alec / Grady
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Norvid
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Sonya
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Urquhart
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Vicky
Bob Dawson ...
Basil
Jenny Clark ...
Sharon
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Iashin
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Delaney
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Albright
Gordon May ...
Kitover
Robert Saunders ...
Schroeder (as Rob Saunders)
Bruce Pinard ...
Bank Security Guard
Dan Rae ...
Administrator
Jason Marshall ...
Uniformed Police Officer
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The CIA's greatest undercover operative during the Cold War was Alec Carville, a master of disguise, imprisoned by the KGB for eleven years, Carville's file languishes in a CIA dustbin.

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kgb | russia | cia agent | sex | abduction | See All (7) »

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The Cold War might be over, but he's just warming up. See more »

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Rated R for violence, a strong sex scene, and some language | See all certifications »
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Goofs

In the last shot of the painting, hanging on the bank official's wall, it is a vertically oriented image (or "portrait", perhaps). In previous shots, the painting is a horizontal image ("landscape"). See more »

Quotes

Alec: Let me guess, you bought the red sox?
Basil: An interesting proposition. Actually I'm in shipping.
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89 Sucked
Written by Peter Allen and Evan Tylor
Performed by Billy Jack
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Cool Movie!
8 September 2001 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film even though it was a little slow in parts. The characters were good as was the acting. I liked Vicky coz she wasn't a wimp and unlike the others, she didn't scream when she had a gun pointing at her head. (I lost count of how many times that happened!) I think that Teryl Rothery is a brilliant actress. (Other stuff that she is in that is worth seeing is 'Andre' and 'Stargate the tv series', the latter being v.cool!)


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