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An average movie

3 years, 9 months ago at Apr 6 10:15
When I heard about this flick, I thought it sounded great on paper. Indeed, back in those days, Colin Farrell was hailed as the next best thing and, this time, he was associated with Al Pacino, easily one of the greatest actors of the last 30 years so I had some rather high expectations. Unfortunately, it turned out to a decent and entertaining thriller but not much more than that, I'm afraid, but... read more
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Description: In an era when the country's first line of defense, intelligence, is more important than ever, this story opens the CIA's infamous closed doors and gives an insider's view into the Agency: how trainees are recruited, how they are prepared for the spy game, and what they learn to survive. James Clayton might not have the attitude of a typical recruit, but he is one of the smartest graduating seniors in the country - and he's just the person that Walter Burke wants in the Agency. James regards the CIA's mission as an intriguing alternative to an ordinary life, but before he becomes an Ops Officer, James has to survive the Agency's ... (more)
Release date: 31 January 2003
UPC: 786936207996
Tags: Action (18), Thriller (14), 2003 (8), (6), Cia (6), Torture (6), Murder (6), Washington D.C. (5), Kidnapping (5), Car Chase (5), Crime (5), Suspense (4), Motel (4), 2000s (3), House Breaking (3), Mentor (3), Drama (3), Website (3), Mole (3), Boston Massachusetts (3)
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