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The Operative (2000)

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A CIA agent who, while on assignment in Russia shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union, is captured by KGB forces and placed in a mental hospital. Eleven years later, Carville is given a chance to earn his freedom.

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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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A CIA agent who, while on assignment in Russia shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union, is captured by KGB forces and placed in a mental hospital. Eleven years later, Carville is given a chance to earn his freedom.

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

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An identity is a terrible thing to LOSE. See more »

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Rated R for violence, a strong sex scene, and some language | See all certifications »
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When Alec attacks Basil with the bat at the end of the movie, his first strike to Basil's head lands near his ear just as the scene cuts. When Basil's face is shown, there are bruises on both his temple and jawline. A single bat strike could not produce two bruises that far apart. 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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Heroine
Written by Peter Allen
performed by Peter Allen
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A surprise! A great movie done in a hurry! The BOZ is back!
22 March 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I was very surprised. A very well done movie if you are an action fan. Of course, BOZ fans will love it. Bosworth plays a former CIA Operative who gets locked up for 11 years by the US. He comes back better than ever and plays two characters in this action flick. Some corny scenes, but overall, very well done. Great soundtrack and introduction! Good editing saved this movie. The Boz is back and better than ever. It's no Stone Cold, but very good. Keep up the good work Brain! The Operative gets 3.5 out of 4 stars!


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