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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.


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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 appears 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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Perdido
Written by Juan Tizol (as Tirol), Harry Link (as Lenk) and Ervin Drake (as Drake)
Licensed from Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd.
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Romantic thriller
19 November 2017 | by HotToastyRagSee all my reviews

Michael Caine plays a former British agent with a penchant for jazz, crowded bars, and mysterious women. In his retirement, he owns a very successful nightclub, and when he meets Sean Young, he's smitten by her appeal and puts on the moves. They have a pretty hot-and-heavy romance—as hot and heavy as things get in 1992—but then she invites him to a classy party with lots of dignitaries. It turns out she's married to the American ambassador! What else is she hiding?

Blue Ice is an intense thriller with plenty of action scenes to keep the men watching and plenty of romance to keep the women interested. Ian Holm plays a very wicked bad guy, which, since I've only ever seen him in bad guy roles, isn't too much of a stretch. I happen to be a Michael Caine fan, so I was entertained by the film, but from an outsider's perspective who maybe isn't as much of a fan, it's not really the best movie out there. But if you like all his Harry Palmer spy movies, you might want to watch this one to see how he handles retirement!


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