Secret Agent
Secret Agent (1936)

Based on the novels of W. Somerset Maugham, The Secret Agent is the second in a trilogy of Alfred Hitchcock spy movies (along with The 39 Steps and Sabotage). Set during WWI, John Gielgud plays British novelist Edgar Brodie who discovers… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 7, 2003
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Michael Sragow
New Yorker

One of the weirdest movies Alfred Hitchcock ever made.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of Hitchcock's fair thrillers made in Britain.

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Steve Crum

Early Hitchcock thriller with early Robert Young starring.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of Hitchcock's best -- and most disturbing -- British films.

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Chris Weber
Well, considering that this was based on some works by W. Somerset Maugham, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starred John Gielgud and Peter Lorre that it would… More
Bruce Bruce
You have to love really classic Hitchcock to enjoy this. The usual Hitchcock Twist, easy to guess as I did half way through. Its from 1936, opening Credits,… More
AJ Verser
I love Lorre, but his character wasn't that great in this movie. Plus, I didn't get the plot. Maybe I should see it again, but the movie quality is… More
Mike T.
Very stylishly shot and lit - better to look at than to listen to.
jay nixon
Decent early Hitchcock with all his classic elements here but also still in their nascent form. As with most of his beginning films the picture itself is very… More
Brian R
I don't really know what to make of this picture. It is not one of Hitchcock's best or is it any thrilling. All I know is that it is a spy drama set… More