The Scorpio File
The Scorpio File (1973)

Burt Lancaster and Alain Delon play cat-and-mouse games in this Cold War melodrama filmed in Paris, Vienna and Washington, D.C. Zharkov: Paul Scofield. McLeod: John Colicos. Susan: Gayle Hunnicutt. Filchock: J.D. Cannon. Michael Winner… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 18, 2000
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The strain of cynicism and paranoia that marked the majority of 70s political thrillers can be found in the effectively dour Scorpio, which feels like a Yankee version of the sort of espionage tales being churned out by John le Carré over in England.

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jay nixon
Solid espionage thriller with a very dark tone.