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Midnight in Saint Petersburg (1996)

In this globe-trotting political thriller, a former MI5 agent (screen legend Michael Caine), now running a PI company, takes a job to recover a consignment of stolen plutonium in Saint Petersburg.

Director:

Douglas Jackson (as Doug Jackson)

Writers:

Len Deighton (characters), Harry Alan Towers (as Peter Welbeck)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Caine ... Harry Palmer
Jason Connery ... Nikolai Petrov
Yuri Limonty Yuri Limonty ... Circus Clown
Tanya Jackson Tanya Jackson ... Tatiana
Michael Scherer ... Mafiosa
Michelle Burke ... Brandy (as Michelle Rene Thomas)
Gabriel Vorobyov Gabriel Vorobyov ... Driver
Michael Sarrazin ... Craig
Lev Prygunov ... Colonel Gradsky (as Lev Prygonuv)
Olga Anokhina ... Greta
Yuriy Petrov Yuriy Petrov ... General Kornikov (as Yuro Petrov)
Anatoli Davydov Anatoli Davydov ... Yuri (as Anatoly Davidov)
Serge Houde ... Dr. Vestry
Ingolf Gorges Ingolf Gorges ... Club Manager
Evgeniy Zharikov ... Feodor (as Yevgeni Ilycy Zharikov)
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Storyline

Former British secret agent Harry Palmer (Sir Michael Caine) now runs a private investigation company in Russia. He gets a job to locate and recover a consignment of stolen plutonium, and with the help of colleague Nikolai Petrov (Jason Connery), he sets off to St. Petersburg to try and find it. Along the way, he must deal with the violent Russian Mafia, and also find Nikolai's girlfriend Tatiana (Tanya Jackson), who has been kidnapped. Written by Matt <matt@measham.force9.net>

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Taglines:

A Veteran Spy. The Crime of the Century. A World on the Brink of Disaster! See more »

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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A television movie for the Showtime cable network. See more »

Quotes

Harry Palmer: Sorry for spoiling your appetite.
Alex: Get out!
Alex: With pleasure.
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Connections

Follows Billion Dollar Brain (1967) See more »

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Sequel to BULLET TO BEIJING not as good
20 September 1999 | by pasta-6See all my reviews

Caine's return to the Harry Palmer character in BULLET TO BEIJING seemed to the beginning of a new series. Complex and amusing, it had novelty and Caine's great performance. Now comes the sequel and it seems a bit of a retread of the first film. I would guess they were shot back-to-back because of the re-use of many characters and sets.This one replaces biological warfare with Plutonium as the evil substance and features no prolonged train trips. The plot is not too surprising and the secret double agent easy to spot. Too bad they could not have tried again. Maybe filming HORSE UNDER WATER ( updated) might have been fun.


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Country:

UK | Russia | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 December 1998 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnight in St. Petersburg See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lenfilm Studio See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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