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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 Marianna Di Martino ... Desk Clerk
Julian Michael Deuster ... Assistant
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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Two sworn enemies. One common mission. 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

Armie Hammer watched The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) before starting production to prepare for his role as Illya Kuryakin. He was the only member of the cast to do so. See more »

Goofs

In the retro torture room, the swinging light is an incandescent bulb but with an LED inside the bulb, that is producing the light. The faux incandescent filament can be seen, but it's not used. See more »

Quotes

Napoleon Solo: I'm here to help. Why don't you help me?
Gaby Teller: With what?
Napoleon Solo: If I have 15 minutes, we'd drink tea, eat biscuits. I talk, you laugh, and we'd be on our way. Unfortunately, I don't. So, my operators
[gesturing out the window]
Napoleon Solo: , come with me now to a chic little hotel in West Berlin in less than an hour. Or, stay here and spend the night with the Russians, hang from a pipe having your toenails removed.
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Little Rita of the West (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Wenn Ich Ein Junge Wär
Written by Günter Loose (as Guenter Loose) and Werner Müller (as Werner Mueller)
Performed by Rita Pavone
Courtesy of BMG Rights Management (Italy) and Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd
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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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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 »

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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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