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PG-13| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
In an era when the country's first line of defense - human intelligence - is more important than ever, comes an explosive thriller that gives an insider's view into the CIA's secret training ground: The Farm. James Clayton (Colin Farrell) 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 (Al Pacino) wants in the Agency.

Cast: Al Pacino , Colin Farrell , Bridget Moynahan , Gabriel Macht , Karl Pruner , Eugene Lipinski , Ken Mitchell , Mike Realba

Director: Roger Donaldson

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

The Recruit (2003)

Release Date: January 31st, 2003|1 hr. 55 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    As a thriller, The Recruit is merely an entertaining ride. But remember: Nothing is what it seems. It's the subtext -- two actors from different generations faking each other out with skill and affection -- that counts. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A labyrinthine brain twister. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A less-than-middling melodrama whose subject matter and talent never click as much as its credits portend. show more

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