R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
The camera that Christopher Boyce (Timothy Hutton) used to photograph top secret documents was a Minox LX subminiature spy camera.
Every day I get these misrouted cables - the CIA's secret mail. Details of covert action that have *nothing* to do with national security. Manipulations of foreign press, political parties, whole economies. I mean, it's incredible. I had no idea the...
During the border crossing, a 1978-80 Buick Regal coupe is seen although the film took place between 1974-1977. Numerous early 1980s automobiles are seen in Mexico City.
Due to music licensing issues, most modern home video and streaming releases of the film remove almost all of the pop songs. Only the David Bowie song over the end credits and "All Right Now" by Free remain in this version of the film.
$2,358,846 27 January 1985