The Falcon and the Snowman
The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

The Falcon and the Snowman directed by John Schlesinger is an excellent, fact-based espionage thriller which tells the story of two young men who sell government secrets to the Soviet Union. Christopher Boyce (Timothy Hutton) and Daulton… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 15, 2001
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though Penn and Hutton perform admirably, the film fails to be interesting.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A smart, nuanced spy thriller that's all about the gray areas.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An exercise in vagueness.

Scott Weinberg

Fresh and invigorating political thriller.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

intriguing but a bit dry

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
The Falcon and the snowman is fairly good thriller. The story surrounds two friends who sell U.S government secrets to the Soviet Union. The Falcon and the… More
Mike T.
Badly dated, but still a mostly solid political thriller with sure-handed direction by John Schlesinger. Zaillian's screenplay isn't perfect, but it… More
Richard Franzen
This movie looks and "feels" outdated, really "80ish". At times I felt like I was watching a TV show from that era. That aside, the story is… More