MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,282 this week

Spies and Lies (2010)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 26 users  
Reviews: write review

Based on the book: 'The Plot to Subvert Wartime New Zealand' by Hugh Price A true story. 1942. New Zealand is at war. Times are desperate. The Japanese invasion seems imminent. At this ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related Items

Search for "Spies and Lies" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Spies and Lies (TV Movie 2010)

Spies and Lies (TV Movie 2010) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Spies and Lies.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

Director: Roger Donaldson
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Diane Ladd, Iain Rea
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back. Dave and Alice return home to their young family desperate for answers about Jeremy's mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Kieran Darcy-Smith
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Felicity Price
Terror Peak (TV Movie 2003)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A thrill-seeking couple disregard warnings and scale a volcano in New Zealand--and quickly learn why the locals call it "Terror Peak".

Director: Dale G. Bradley
Stars: Lynda Carter, Parker Stevenson, Antony Starr
Mystery | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A disillusioned war journalist's return home is blighted when he becomes implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl he has befriended.

Director: Brad McGann
Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Miranda Otto, Emily Barclay
Adventure | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood promise by going on a camping expedition for the lost D.B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

Director: Steven Brill
Stars: Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Dax Shepard
White Lies I (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A medicine woman - a giver of life - is asked to hide a secret which may protect one life but which will destroy another.

Director: Dana Rotberg
Stars: Whirimako Black, Rachel House, Antonia Prebble
Tangiwai (TV Movie 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1953, a budding cricketer, Bob Blair, proposes to his girlfriend, Nerissa Love. However, the engagement is met with hostility from Nerissa's parents... See full synopsis »

Director: Charlie Haskell
Stars: Rose McIver, Ryan O'Kane, Miranda Harcourt
Not Only But Always (TV Movie 2004)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This affectionate documentary examines the turbulent partnership of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, the double act that re-defined the comedy genre. It follows their beginnings in London's ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Johnson
Stars: Rhys Ifans, Aidan McArdle, Jodie Rimmer
Auckland Daze (TV Series 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The journey of four hapless male wannabes; a Model, a Stuntman, a Dwarf Entertainer and a Stand-up Comedian, all trying (and failing) to find success in Auckland's ridiculously small entertainment industry.

Stars: Fasitua Amosa, Millen Baird, James Fletcher
Go Girls (TV Series 2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Amy, Britta and Cody are 25 and have been friends forever but their lives aren't going as they thought they would. They plan to be married (Cody), famous (Britta) and rich (Amy) within a year.

Stars: Irene Wood, Ingrid Park, Bronwyn Turei
Dripping in Chocolate (TV Movie 2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When Detective Bennett O'Mara finds a chocolate wrapper on a strangled girl, it leads him to enigmatic chocolatier Juliana Lovece. Just as this perceptive woman gets under his hardened skin... See full summary »

Director: Mark Joffe
Stars: David Wenham, Louise Lombard, Richard Brancatisano
Banshee Origins: Checking In (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Stars: Hoon Lee, Antony Starr
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Cornish
James Beaumont ...
Semple
Kama Brown ...
Ngaire
...
Younger SIB Soldier
Eddie Campbell ...
Charlie Remmers
Mark Clare ...
Older SIB Soldier
Todd Emerson ...
Nicholls
...
Prime Minister Peter Fraser
Kelson Henderson ...
Steven
Jason Hoyte ...
Martini
Murray Keane ...
Burly Local #1
Emma Kinane ...
Molly
...
Meikle
Nick Miller ...
Police Officer #2
...
Burly Local #2
Edit

Storyline

Based on the book: 'The Plot to Subvert Wartime New Zealand' by Hugh Price A true story. 1942. New Zealand is at war. Times are desperate. The Japanese invasion seems imminent. At this perilous moment, confidence trickster Syd Ross completes his sentence and is released from Waikeria Prison. He makes a phone call and finds himself in front of Prime Minister Fraser. Syd tells a tale of sabotage and assassination, of a Nazi plot to take over New Zealand. Fraser contacts Major Folkes, head of the Security Intelligence Bureau. Folkes seizes on Ross' story, gives Ross a new identity, a car, money and accommodation at The Grand in Rotorua. Ross is to gather evidence on the 'Nazi plot'. As he does so, Folkes puts together a secret dossier, embroidering Ross' lies and building a picture of a country in extreme danger. SPIES AND LIES is a ripping yarn about conspiracy, incompetence, and an extraordinary hoax that challenged the highest levels of New Zealand government. Written by South Pacific Pictures

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

conspiracy | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 November 2010 (New Zealand)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Spies and Lies (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?