Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

R| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
In 1970s England the head of MI6, Control (John Hurt), dispatches an agent (Mark Strong) to meet with a Hungarian general who knows the identity of a Soviet spy in the organization's ranks. However, the mission goes wrong, and the general dies before he can reveal the information. Undersecretary Oliver Lacon (Simon McBurney) calls veteran agent George Smiley (Gary Oldman) back from forced retirement to ferret out the mole and stop the flow of vital British secrets to the Russians.

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Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Distributor: Focus Features

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

Release Date: December 9th, 2011|2 hr. 7 min.

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  • Oldman gives a performance that is flawless in every detail. show more

  • This version of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy turns on the presence of Mr. Oldman, and he is an actor of great experience and accomplishment who has finally found a film that fully deserves him. show more

  • Even if you get lost - in the spyspeak, in the codes, in the comings and goings of grim-faced men with satchels full of documents they should not have - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is worth getting lost in. show more

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  • August 31, 2013 heartbeast
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    Deadly! How can such a great cast be sooooo dull?

  • April 19, 2012 wylenjoe
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    What is happening?

  • April 12, 2012 sr00000000118364
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    A pretty cool but very slow spy movie. Watchable.

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