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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

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In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.

Director:

Guy Ritchie

Writers:

Guy Ritchie (screenplay by), Lionel Wigram (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Cavill ... Solo
Armie Hammer ... Illya
Alicia Vikander ... Gaby
Elizabeth Debicki ... Victoria
Luca Calvani ... Alexander
Sylvester Groth ... Uncle Rudi
Hugh Grant ... Waverly
Jared Harris ... Sanders
Christian Berkel ... Udo
Misha Kuznetsov ... Oleg
Guy Williams Guy Williams ... Captain Smith
Marianna Di Martino ... Desk Clerk
Julian Michael Deuster ... Assistant
Andrea Cagliesi Andrea Cagliesi ... Fishing Captain
Riccardo Calvanese Riccardo Calvanese ... Man 2
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Storyline

In the 1960s with the Cold War in play, CIA agent Napoleon Solo successfully helps Gaby Teller defect to West Germany despite the intimidating opposition of KGB agent Illya Kuryakin. Later, all three unexpectedly find themselves working together in a joint mission to stop a private criminal organization from using Gaby's father's scientific expertise to construct their own nuclear bomb. Through clenched teeth and stylish poise, all three must find a way to cooperate for the sake of world peace, even as they each pursue their own agendas. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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A higher class of hero See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action violence, some suggestive content, and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Debut English-language theatrical feature film of Italian actor Luca Calvani. See more »

Goofs

The helicopter shown is a Sikorsky H-34 rather than the Westland Wessex in use by the Royal Navy and RAF at the time. The Westland Wessex was a British-built turbine-powered development of the Sikorsky H-34. The Wessex had either one or two protruding exhausts on the side of the nose, depending on the model. The H-34, which was piston engine powered, has a protruding single exhaust on it's nose only on the left side. See more »

Quotes

[Illya tries to put a ring on Gaby]
Gaby Teller: We may be engaged, but I'm my own woman! Besides, I don't have a ring! It was stolen, remember?
Illya Kuryakin: A good Russian husband would go out early and got his fiancée a new ring, as soon as he could.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros/Ritchie Wigram logos, opening credits and part of the closing credits appear in a red line containing 1960s documentation, which includes dossiers on the UNCLE crew. See more »


Soundtracks

Man from U.N.C.L.E. - Theme (Instrumental)
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Hugo Montenegro & His Orchestra
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
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Well worth the 1hr 56 minutes I spent in the theater
14 May 2017 | by gillian-felixSee all my reviews

This movie was well worth the 1hr 56 minutes I spent in the theater. I was completely entertained from the opening till the end. The characters were very likable, Armie and Henry had great chemistry, with each other and with the female lead played by Alicia Vikander.

I loved the snappy exchange between both actors, each had classic lines which worked with their character's personalities. The action kept me on my toes, the car chases were done with vintage cars which was nice to see.

Obviously, the cars were from the '60s to correspond with the movie's time-line, as were the fashion worn by both ladies; funky earrings and eyelashes for days. Despite the time line in the movie, the women were portrayed in a very dominant role, at times upstaging the men, but not in a bad way.

I loved the comedic element of the movie and so did the audience that sat in the nearly half empty theater. One of the lines that had us laughing was when Henry's character described Armie's character as barely human, he referred to him as "it" saying things like you should have seen "it run," and "it ripped off the trunk of a car."

While Henry delivered his comedic lines with swoon-worthy swagger, Armie did a very good Russian accent, with little quirks like a horrible but non-threatening temper.

I loved everything thing about this movie, the way it was shot, the tone, the story line, everything. I hope they continue the franchise there is still so much about these guys and girl that I want to learn more about.


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Official Sites:

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English | Russian | German | Italian

Release Date:

14 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,421,036, 16 August 2015

Gross USA:

$45,445,109

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$107,045,109
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2.39 : 1
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