Eye of the Needle
Eye of the Needle (1981)

Eye of the Needle is a engrossing, old-fashioned WWII spy thriller with a romantic subplot. Faber, (Donald Sutherland) is a Nazi spy stationed in Britain who uncovers the Allies' plans to invade Normandy. His cover is blown when his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 24, 1981
DVD Release Date: May 15, 2001
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

A lovely thriller, a gifted and prematurely departed director.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Eye of the Needle showcases the fine acting of Kate Nelligan.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A great thriller; Sutherland is tops and Nelligan is steely.

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Pierluigi Puccini
Claustrophic and taut espionage tale with an impressive second half and overall enormously benefited by a good measure of romanticism, both in its coastal… More
Andre Tavares Simoni
Classic spy movie of ww2 based in a classic book by Ken Folett.
Alex roy
Eye of the Needle is a well constructed, entertaining dramatic thriller with a great cast. Donald Sutherland plays a German spy who has vital information on D… More
Randy Tippy
Donald Sutherland is a ruthless German spy operating in war-torn England during WWII. He's relentless. He's cold-blooded. He must be stopped. What… More