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Operation C.I.A. (1965)

Approved | | Drama, Thriller | 8 September 1965 (USA)
A young CIA agent is assigned to Saigon to stop a planned political assassination.

Director:

Christian Nyby

Writers:

Bill S. Ballinger (screenplay), Peer J. Oppenheimer (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Burt Reynolds ... Mark Andrews, CIA
Kieu Chinh ... Kim-Chinh
Danielle Aubry Danielle Aubry ... Denise
Cyril Collick Cyril Collick ... Withers
Bill Catching Bill Catching ... Frank Decker (as William Catching)
Vic Diaz ... Professor Yen
Marsh Thomson Marsh Thomson ... Stacey
John Laughinghouse John Laughinghouse ... First American Officer
Frank Estes Frank Estes ... Second American Officer
Santi Santi ... Porter
Michael Schwiner Michael Schwiner ... Embassy Marine
Robert Gulbranson Robert Gulbranson ... Man in Bed
Janet Russell Janet Russell ... Girl in Bed
John Hoyt ... Wells
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A young CIA agent is assigned to Saigon to stop a planned political assassination.

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Our C.I.A. man in Saigon ... The hottest spot on Earth!

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Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Last Message from Saigon See more »

Filming Locations:

Saigon, Vietnam See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First lead role for Burt Reynolds in a feature film. See more »

Goofs

The setting is obviously Bangkok, there is Thai writing everywhere. Vietnamese uses the Latin alphabet. See more »

Quotes

Mark Andrews: What is it about me that makes women want to undress me?
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Connections

Referenced in Archer: The Man from Jupiter (2012) See more »

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Worth Watching For Burt Reynolds
1 January 2015 | by slightlymad22See all my reviews

Burt Reynolds who has contributed some hard as nails characters over the years, provides his usual touch of class to this low budget 1960's flick.

Plot In A Paragraph: Central Intelligence Agent Mark Andrews is dispatched to Saigon in an attempt to stop a potential assassination attempt on a US Ambassador.

In his first leading role in a movie, a clean shaven Reynolds isn't really given much to do, except run around a lot and try ad make some of the worst choreographed fight scenes seem plausible.

Reynolds would go on to greater things, I don't think anybody else in this movie did.


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