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Blue Ice (1992)

A former British Secret Service Agent falls for an American woman, and becomes entangled in a web of espionage.

Director:

Russell Mulcahy

Writers:

Ted Allbeury (character), Ron Hutchinson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Caine ... Harry Anders
Sean Young ... Stacy Mansdorf
Ian Holm ... Sir Hector
Bobby Short ... Buddy
Alun Armstrong ... Osgood
Sam Kelly ... George
Jack Shepherd ... Stevens
Phil Davis ... Westy (as Philip Davis)
Patricia Hayes Patricia Hayes ... Old Woman
Mac Andrews Mac Andrews ... Trans Cab Driver
Alan MacNaughtan ... Lewis Mandorf
Todd Boyce ... Kyle
Peter Forbes Peter Forbes ... Medic
Peter Gordon Peter Gordon ... Mortuary Attendant
Oliver Haden Oliver Haden ... Stacy's Driver
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Storyline

Harry Anders is a former MI6 Agent who now owns a bar. When a beautiful woman literally runs into him, they fall in love (lust perhaps). When she finds out about his history, she asks him to help with a problem she has. Harry is forced to re-enter the dangerous world of espionage once more. Written by Rob Hartill

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If Harry's past ever catches up with him, he won't live long enough to regret it.


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Aporritos fakelos See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts appeared unbilled as the drummer in the jazz band at Harry's club. See more »

Quotes

Stacy Mansdorf: Why did they fire you?
Harry Anders: A Czech agent broke the rules, he hurt the wife of one of my sources. They asked me to ignore it. I couldn't.
Stacy Mansdorf: So, what happened?
Harry Anders: I took him up onto the roof of my office building.
Stacy Mansdorf: And?
Harry Anders: The Czech bounced.
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You frightened me so much I'm spilling my tea
8 August 2003 | by diorio2001See all my reviews

I had passed an eye over this video sitting on the shelf at the local video store several times. Although I consider myself to be a Michael Caine fan, I neglected to ever rent BLUE ICE, because of poor reviews and ratings. The other day however I was once again at the video store and this time decided to check out this film. I was extremely surprised (in a good way) at BLUE ICE. I wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was. The plot was a little bit hard to swallow, but all spy movies are like that. I thought the cinematography was wonderful and I especially like the intriguing, yet bizarre torture scene montage.

Michael Caine played an ex-spy and despite his age and not being in great shape, Sir Michael pulled off a wonderful performance. The movie was so interesting (though confusing at parts) I can honestly say that I wasn't bored for a minute. Sean Young's performance wasn't too impressing, but luckily it wasn't so terrible that it deterred my interest in the movie. Ian Holm and Bob Hoskins some good scenes, but I wish that their parts were bigger.

BLUE ICE isn't Michael Caine's best movie, but God knows, it's not his worst either. All-in-all I give BLUE ICE 3 ½ out of 5.


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