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Our Man Flint (1966)

Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 16 January 1966 (USA)
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When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.

Director:

Daniel Mann

Writers:

Hal Fimberg (screenplay), Ben Starr (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Coburn ... Derek Flint
Lee J. Cobb ... Cramden
Gila Golan ... Gila
Edward Mulhare ... Malcolm Rodney
Benson Fong ... Dr. Schneider
Shelby Grant ... Leslie
Sigrid Valdis ... Anna
Gianna Serra Gianna Serra ... Gina
Helen Funai Helen Funai ... Sakito
Michael St. Clair Michael St. Clair ... Hans Gruber
Rhys Williams ... Dr. Krupov
Russ Conway ... American General
Ena Hartman Ena Hartman ... WAC
Bill Walker ... American Diplomat (as 'William Walker')
Peter Brocco ... Dr. Wu
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Storyline

The world's weather seems to have changed dramatically with violent storms everywhere and long dormant volcanoes suddenly erupting. No one is sure what is happening or why but when American intelligence chief Cramden loses yet another team of agents, there appears to be only one man who can do the job: Derek Flint, former super spy, incredibly rich and the ultimate ladies man. Despite Cramden's concerns, Flint is on the job and soon discovers that the Earth's weather is under the control of a secret organization known as GALAXY whose scientists are looking to pacify the world and devote humankind to scientific pursuits. Written by garykmcd

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The ORIGINAL man of mystery! See more »


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

16 January 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Derek Flint schickt seine Leiche See more »

Filming Locations:

USS Yorktown, Pacific Ocean See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,525,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,000,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,231,000
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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Flint travels to France, the overhead shot as the plane supposedly approaches is indeed Marseille, more specifically le Vieux-Port de Marseille (the Old Port of Marseille), seen from the east. See more »

Goofs

After using his portable light-torch to cut his way through the trailer's locked safe door, Flint is then found back inside the locked safe door with no signs of it having been cut open. See more »

Quotes

Derek Flint: Repeat after me: I am not a pleasure unit.
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Alternate Versions

UK video and DVD versions are cut by 26 seconds. A scene with Flint using a mains socket to resuscitate an unconscious guard has been almost totally removed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Spy School (2006) See more »

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Rollicking good fun.
14 June 2005 | by lloyd7202003See all my reviews

This movie is something of a minor masterpiece. It should be in every home library. Sure it's a little silly but so was the decade of the 1960s that spawned it. Derek Flint (James Coburn) was America's answer to the British super spy James Bond, hence the title Our Man Flint. But all the 007 and Matt Helm movies together aren't as much fun as this spy spoof. Colorful and well-directed, it doesn't take itself too seriously and throws in some good gags to keep you chuckling. Jerry Goldsmith does another excellent musical score, as good as or better than anything from the 007 genre.

Our Man Flint is pure escapism and a good investment if you can find it. James Coburn is no longer with us, and like any great work of art Our Man Flint is even more valuable now that the artist has died.


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