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The Defector

DramaAction & Adventure19661h 46m
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The Defector (1966)

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Drama Action & Adventure 19661h 46m

Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques collector where he encounters Heinzmann, an East German fellow physicist, who is also a secret agent. Heinzmann is aware of Bower's meeting with Adams and his intention to steal the microfilm, however their mutual respect for one another's tactics complicate the proceedings.The Defector featuring Montgomery Clift and Hardy Krüger is available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 5.7 (760 votes).

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#42534 Ranked in Drama Movies

The Defector has an average IMDb audience rating of 5.7 (760 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About The Defector

The Defector Overview

Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques collector where he encounters Heinzmann, an East German fellow physicist, who is also a secret agent. Heinzmann is aware of Bower's meeting with Adams and his intention to steal the microfilm, however their mutual respect for one another's tactics complicate the proceedings.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 46m

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Related Genres: DramaAction & Adventure
Country of origin: FranceGermany
Original Release Date: Oct 19, 1966
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