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The Double (I) (2011)

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A retired CIA operative is paired with a young FBI agent to unravel the mystery of a senator's murder, with all signs pointing to a Soviet assassin.

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Natalie Geary (as Odette Yustman)
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Senator Dennis Darden
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Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent. Written by Variety

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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28 October 2011 (Turkey)  »

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When they are in Paris in 1988 the American Embassy in Paris is flying the European Union flag. See more »

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[first lines]
Bozlovski: [whispering in Spanish] Better you forget them. You didn't see anything.
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Edited from The Sum of All Fears (2002) See more »

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An enjoyable action thriller set in the world of global espionage
16 January 2012 | by (York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really didn't know how to approach this film having read the reviews and the utter dislike for the film on rotten tomatoes and on IMDb but in the end I bit the bullet and went for it and I was not disappointed. I have to state I like well acted spy thrillers with twists galore and an interesting story and this is what I got here. Gere and Grace were great and the support cast (Hoffman) were cool too. The ideas for the characterisations for the main characters were brilliant too and the background stories that made the essence of this film gelled everything together.

Where did it fail? Well... It was short and also tried to do things a little quickly. This isn't a bad thing as it went with the overall pace of the film but some thinking time would have been good to go alongside the general nature we find in espionage/spy thrillers. I would have liked to have seen more of an insight into the characters too. We got enough for the film and maybe a bit more but depth of character helps a lot too. Another problem was, it was difficult to see a message other than it being some social commentary on global espionage. There wasn't any real moral there. A message would have been interesting.

Overall though, apart from how I would have liked the film it was an enjoyable film all round. I liked the action and I liked how even the cameo characters came out too. I liked the international feel of the film and the general interaction between spys and CIA was great as well. For 90 minutes of fun, you can't really go wrong.


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