Hopscotch (1980)

Walter Matthau plays a CIA agent who's been confined by office politics to a desk job. The disgruntled Matthau quits the service and heads to Europe, where he links up with former lover (an fellow ex-agent) Glenda Jackson. All goes… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1980
DVD Release Date: August 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

enjoyable romp

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a light, breezy riff on spy movie conventions

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...ultimately never amounts to much.

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Jeremy Heilman

Ronald Neame's cheeky spy comedy Hopscotch isn't quite an awful movie, but it's so thoroughly and relentlessly mediocre...

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Hopscotch offers a successful mix of adventure, comedy and romance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Half boring, and half funny. This movie isn't really worth watching unless you're a fan of Landau. The story is kind of silly, but it's okay.
Isaac H
Though it's aged a bit awkwardly in an era where espionage films are expected to deliver thrills, Hopscotch remains an amusing comedy bolstered… More
jay nixon
Okay caper suffers from miscasting of Matthau in the lead, his action are just too slow for him to be convincing as a man of stealth. Glenda is wasted in a… More
Stephen Earnest
Filmed in a straightforward yet whimsical style that bypasses action in favor of clever plotting, "Hopscotch" is one of the better films of its kind.… More
Alec Barniskis
Its all very silly, but still entertaining. I can't help but enjoy something that makes our intelligence organizations look like a bunch of bumbling… More