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The Silencers
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NR,1hr 42min
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1966
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Columbia TriStar
Synopsis: Columbia Pictures tried to create a tongue-in-cheek American James Bond with this, the first of five motion pictures based on the character of Matt Helm, a spy created in a series of novels by Donald Hamilton. Dean Martin stars as Helm, a boozing, womanizing cad of a spy coaxed out of retirement by ex-girlfriend Tina Batori (Daliah Lavi). His mission: stop the evil Big O organization, whose leader, Tung-Tze (Victor Buono), schemes to sabotage an atomic missile and thus spark World War III. Producer ... Full Synopsis
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The incredible success of the James Bond films in the 1960s inspired a rash of imitators, most of which -- like The Silencers -- only served to point up the fact that, whatever criticism could be leveled at the Bond films, they still had a certain indefinable "something" that couldn't be copied. The Silencers is not dreadful, as some of the other faux-Bonds are, but that's about the best that can be ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Matt Helm
Gail, Big O's Girl
Tina Batori
Tung-Tze
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