In 1917, British agent Sidney Reilly (David Niven) is sent to Russia to investigate the activities of German spymaster Maximilian Hardt (Peter Lorre). Reilly infiltrates Hardt's organization and becomes a double agent, working for both the British and the Russians. He is eventually caught and executed by the Russians, but his death is faked and he is able to escape. He returns to Britain and is given a new mission: to assassinate the German kaiser. Reilly travels to Germany and infiltrates the kaiser's court, but he is eventually captured and imprisoned. He escapes and makes his way back to Britain, where he is given a hero's welcome.

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Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)

Drama/Suspense/Thriller

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In 1917, British agent Sidney Reilly (David Niven) is sent to Russia to investigate the activities of German spymaster Maximilian Hardt (Peter Lorre). Reilly infiltrates Hardt's organization and becomes a double agent, working for both the British and the Russians. He is eventually caught and executed by the Russians, but his death is faked and he is able to escape. He returns to Britain and is given a new mission: to assassinate the German kaiser. Reilly travels to Germany and infiltrates the kaiser's court, but he is eventually captured and imprisoned. He escapes and makes his way back to Britain, where he is given a hero's welcome.

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Cast
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Sam Neill

Sidney Reilly (Sigmund Rosenblum)
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Peter Egan

Fothergill
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Ian Charleson

Bruce Lockhart
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Norman Rodway

Cummings
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Tom Bell

Felix Dzerzhinsky
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David Burke

Stalin
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Kenneth Cranham

Lenin
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Leo McKern

Basil Zaharov
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Jeananne Crowley

Margaret Reilly
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Donald Morley

Baldwin
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John Castle

Count Massino
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Celia Gregory

Nadia Massino
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Brian Protheroe

Sasha Grammaticoff
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Joanne Whalley

Ulla Glass
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Clive Merrison

Boris Savinkov
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Laura Davenport

Pepita
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Michael Aldridge

Orlov
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Victoria Harwood

Natalia
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Anthony Higgins

Trilisser
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Sebastian Shaw

Reverend Thomas
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Tusse Silberg

Maria Schulz
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Jan Chappell

Marie Friede
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Peter Howell

Rothschild
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Clifford Rose

Cecil
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Warren Clarke

Yakushev
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Jonathan Adams

British Ambassador
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Richard Albrecht

Operator
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Jude Alderson

Lisveta
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Michael Angelis

Artuzov
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Rene Auberjonois

unspecified part
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Frank Baker

Smidchen
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Frances Barber

Dagmara
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David Belcher

Port Official
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Nigel Bennett

Port Official's Assistant
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Philip Bird

Muller
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Timothy Block

Crane Driver
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John Bluthal

Krassin
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Richard Borthwick

Thompson
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Alan Bowerman

Lieberman
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Niven Boyd

Guard
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Mark Brackenbury

Naval Officer
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Shevaun Briars

Telephonist
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Kenteas Brine

Panina
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Paul Brooke

Granier
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Anthony Brown

Admiral Hall
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Michael Bryant

Narrator (voice)
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Nick Burnell

Warder
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Kathleen Byron

Madame Savinkova
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Joan Campion

Sister (Nurse)
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Heather Canning

Madame Chinova
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Jacqui Chan

Minna
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Anthony Chinn

Lieutenant
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Ian Cinderby

Cavalry Officer
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Sara Clee

Fanya Kaplan
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Forbes Collins

Monkewitz
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Norman Comer

Thomas
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Paul Cooper

Male Secretary
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Michele Copsey

Rose
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James Coyle

Gunman
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Dennis Creaghan

American Hotel Receptionist
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Richard Cubison

Guard
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Joel Cutrara

Interrogator
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Eleanor David

Eugenie
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Meg Davies

Mamie Daerenthal
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Guy Deghy

Popakatoff
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Mischa De La Motte

Waiter
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Arnold Diamond

Von Meck
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Steve Dixon

Guard
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Christopher Douglas

Aleks Alexandrovich
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Alan Downer

Berzin
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Lindsay Duncan

The Plugger - Alexandra
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Jim Dunk

Freight Clerk
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Judy Elrington

Elena Petrovna
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Benjamin Feitelson

Sergeant Koff (as Ben Feitelson)
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Hugh Fraser

Hill
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Rupert Frazer

Leeper
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Stephen Frost

Styrne
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Bernard Gallagher

Huberhoff
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Robert Gary

Clerk
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Bill Gavin

Timkins
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Nicholas Gecks

Skoblin
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Peter Godfrey

Opperput
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John Gould

Teacher
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Virginia Greig

Deb
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Prentis Hancock

Souvorin
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Diana Hardcastle

Anna
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John Hart Dyke

Pomeroy
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Jerry Harte

Nobel
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David Hayman

Von Jaegar
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Roy Heather

Karl
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Janet Henfrey

Receptionist
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Rob Heyland

Georgi
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Andy Ho

Lee Pin
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Denis Holmes

Admiral Fisher
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Roger Hume

Stubbs
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Paul Humpoletz

Von Der Helle
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Caroline Hutchison

Maria Plevitskaya
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Paul Imbusch

German Hotel Receptionist
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Richard Ireson

Tyrkov
Crew
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Martin Campbell

Director
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Jim Goddard

Director
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Harry Rabinowitz

Music
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Edward Marnier

Editor
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Peter Jessop

Cinematograpy
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Robin Bruce Lockhart

Writer
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Linda Agran

Writer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Reilly: Ace of Spies - Disc 2

(DVD)

2/22/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Reilly: Ace of Spies

(DVD)

2/22/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Reilly: Ace of Spies - Disc 4

(DVD)

2/22/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Reilly: Ace of Spies - Disc 1

(DVD)

2/22/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Reilly: Ace of Spies - Disc 3

(DVD)

2/22/2005

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