• The Amateur (1982)

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Release Date: 1982

DVD Release Date: July 26th, 2005

R|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
When the wife of CIA agent Charles Heller (John Savage) is killed by a group of terrorists in Munich, Germany, he decides to hunt down the escaped killers. However, he is only a code specialist without combat expertise, and he does not have agency permission. Using classified information, Heller blackmails the CIA into training him and sending him into Czechoslovakia, where the killers are currently located. Once he arrives, Heller discovers that he may be their target after all.

Cast: John Savage, Christopher Plummer, Marthe Keller, Arthur Hill, Nicholas Campbell, George Coe, John Marley, Jan Rubes

Director: Charles Jarrott

Genres: Thriller