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The Double (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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Geary (as Odette Yustman)
Leo (as Yuriy Sardarov)
Ivan Fedorov ...
The Scrounger
Senator Dennis Darden
Agent Weaver
Agent Burton (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
Mike Kraft ...
FBI Director Roger Bell
Andy Manning ...
EMT (as Andrew 'Sir' Manning)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

28 October 2011 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Misión secreta  »

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$13,500,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


A recognizable name for her role as Kate Beckett on Castle (2009), on which she was also starring at the time, Stana Katic receives fifth billing in the opening credits, but only has about five minutes of screen time. See more »


While in his office Ben Geary is looking on the investigation cork-board and in the crime scene section of "Amsterdam" (The Netherlands) there is shown a photo of police men with "POLIZEI" printed on the back of their uniform which is typical for German police not for Netherlands' investigators (name: POLITIE). See more »


[first lines]
Bozlovski: [whispering in Spanish] Better you forget them. You didn't see anything.
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Featured in The Double: Interviews with the Producers (2012) See more »


Two Step Polka
Composed by Jonas Vytas Aras
Published by In The Movie Publishing (ASCAP)
Manpower Music West (ASCAP)
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complete waste of time
6 June 2012 | by (New York, United States) – See all my reviews

Normally any self respecting actor asks "Why?", not one of the actors in this complete waste of time asked this question once. They took the money and did what they were told, busy trying to look good while at it. This is a perfect example of a production that is about nothing but burning money. Starting with the writing, full of holes and completely unrealistic dialogue, but then good actors could fix that, these guys were in it only to get paid and made no effort whatsoever to raise the value of the production, so many times they just stood there waiting for the "Cut!". No one in this film believes in their character, it's all staged, shallow, unbelievable and stiff. I have many questions after watching this, all of them begin with "Why?" none of them is answered within. It's not enough to put things together by throwing money and names at it, this thing has no vision and doesn't create anything that would resemble a reality to submerse yourself in. Why would you waste your time watching this?

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