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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.

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Guy Ritchie

Writers:

Guy Ritchie (screenplay by), Lionel Wigram (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

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 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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Plot Keywords:

cia agent | kgb agent | spy | cia | kgb | See All (396) »

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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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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Warner Bros.

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English | Russian | German | Italian

Release Date:

14 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,535,000, 17 August 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$45,445,109

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$109,845,109
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The production used real equipment salvaged from 1963 on some of the sets. This specific set was used during two days of production but was an important sequence in the film. The specific scene wasn't revealed. See more »

Goofs

The song Napoleon Solo listens to in the car, after his fall from the boat during the chasing scene, is "Che vuole questa musica stasera" by Peppino Gagliardi. The song was released in 1967, 4 years after the movie's setting. See more »

Quotes

Desk Clerk: [Enters Napoleon's hotel room with bellhop carrying champagne bottle] Good evening, Mr. Deveny. With compliments of the hotel. I'm sorry, it should have been brought up earlier.
Napoleon Solo: Thank you very much.
Desk Clerk: Is there anything else I can do for you?
Napoleon Solo: That's a fine bottle of champagne. It'd be a shame to drink it alone.
Desk Clerk: [Unsure of what Napoleon means at first] Oh. I'm sorry Mr. Deveny, I'm still on duty.
Napoleon Solo: Pity.
Desk Clerk: But... my shift ends in five minutes.
Napoleon Solo: I'm sure there's something we can find to do for five minutes...
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: Part of the closing credits features images of Solo, Kuryakin and Gaby in Istanbul on their new mission. See more »

Connections

References La Dolce Vita (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Bunter Drachen
Written by Rio Gregory and Suzanne Doucet
Performed by Suzanne Doucet
Courtesy of Only New Age Music
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Better than expected
16 August 2015 | by glasspersephoneSee all my reviews

When I saw better than expected, I knew it would be good. But it was better than good, it was great.

Very witty, sexy movie. Take the humour of Sherlock (with Robert Downey Jr. & Jude law) and stick it in a bond movie- then you have The man from U.N.C.L.E. - I like bond movies, but I LOVED the man from uncle. It doesn't get boring, or drop at any point.

If you've read anything negative from critics Don't listen to what critics have to say, they don't like any kind of movie if it's not based on a true story.

It's certainly worth the price of admission, you'll be glad you saw it. I'm honestly hoping a second will be made.


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