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An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.

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Arkady Federov
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Natalia Ulanova
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Agent Jones
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Federov's Chief of Staff
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Storyline

Peter Devereaux is a former CIA agent who is asked by the man he worked for to extract a woman who is in Russia and is presently close to a man running for President, who is believed to have committed crimes during the Chechen war. She can give them the name of someone who can prove it. His friend says that she will only come to him. So he goes and she gets the info and tries to get out but the man finds out and tries to stop her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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A spy is never out of the game.

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Rated R for strong violence including a sexual assault, language, sexuality/nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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27 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,105,877 (USA) (29 August 2014)

Gross:

$24,984,868 (USA) (17 October 2014)
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The film's source novel "There Are No Spies" is the 007th novel in "The November Man" book series. The film's top-billed lead star Pierce Brosnan used to play James Bond Agent 007. See more »

Goofs

When Federov has his soldiers execute Minas Family and then holds a gun to her head, his pistol changes from an unidentified SIG possible a P226 or P229 to a Walther p99 and then back again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alice: [interrupting kiss] I'm going back to work.
Devereaux: [takes her place at the table]
Mason: Don't worry, I checked her out.
Devereaux: Scenario: Agent falls in love with girl. Agent runs an op. Girl gets kidnapped. The other guys want to know the agent's source. What does he do? What do they do to the girl, hmm?
Mason: Is there a point to this?
Devereaux: Yeah, over your right shoulder.
Mason: [seeing another agent] Us or them?
Devereaux: How the fuck should I know? Does it really matter? You feel the need for a relationship? Get a dog.
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Soundtracks

Die This Way
Music by Marco Beltrami and Tyson Lozensky
Lyrics and Performed by Storm Large
Courtesy of Cutting Edge Music (Holdings) Limited
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Best spy thriller since Bourne
19 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

November Man is a hard edged mother of a ride that demands you pay attention. I went back and watched it a second time because it was just to intense to figure out every layer and twist. Between the velocity of pace and the multiple story lines, I guessing these writers must be gamers in their time off.

Finally, this is the Brosnan we have been waiting to see. A hard man with only a drop of humanity left that is closer to a bass ass killer than a government agent. And definitely not a spy who would boat in on a mission, slowly gliding through hundreds of torch lights, to get information. Olga is another revelation. Admittedly, Quantum was not her finest hour, but, Alice, her character in this film, might be one of the best performances of her career.

That brings me to Luke Bracey. Masculine, likable and a charming opponent for Pierce. Not a star yet, but someone to take note of. Another cool aspect of the film is that it is shot in Serbia which feels like the perfect place to shoot this kind of movie. All the actors were amazing including Lazar, the Russian president elect.

This is a spy film that makes you feel like you are witnessing real events. Let's hope they continue to make more.


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