Joseph Conrad's 'The Secret Agent'
Joseph Conrad's 'The Secret Agent' (1996)

The sophomore directing effort by Dangerous Liaisons screenwriter Christopher Hampton, following Carrington, The Secret Agent is a well-performed but dramatically sluggish adaptation of the novel by Joseph Conrad. Set in London during the… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 8, 1996
DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Drab and inept version of the great 1907 novel by Joseph Conrad on terrorism.

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Frank Ochieng

A nostalgic sleepy and literate period piece spy drama that periodically captures your attention when least expected. Not as stimulating as one could imagine but nevertheless credible

Rob Vaux
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An underrated historical thriller... watch for Robin Williams in a very creepy cameo.

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Curtis Lilly
Let's review: Christian Bale plays a retard who gets blown up by a bomb, Bob Hoskins gets knifed in the chest, Eddie Izzard has the worst Russian accent of… More
Anthony Valletta
Maintains interest with story and great cast.