The Defector

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  • NR
  • 1966
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 5.7  (732)

A deadly game of cat and mouse is played in East Germany with the Cold War at its height, with two rival scientists finding a new found respect for each other as they fight over the microfilm secrets of a defecting Communist scientist. American Professor James Bower is recruited to a secret arm of the CIA as he is about to be dispatched behind the Iron Curtain because of his skills as a physicist. Bower is pitted against rival scientist, Peter Heinzmann, in the fight for the microfilm and begins to respect the other scientist for his skills and intelligence.

The Defector
The Defector
The Defector

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A deadly game of cat and mouse is played in East Germany with the Cold War at its height, with two rival scientists finding a new found respect for each other as they fight over the microfilm secrets of a defecting Communist scientist. American Professor James Bower is recruited to a secret arm of the CIA as he is about to be dispatched behind the Iron Curtain because of his skills as a physicist. Bower is pitted against rival scientist, Peter Heinzmann, in the fight for the microfilm and begins to respect the other scientist for his skills and intelligence.

The Defector is a 1966 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7.

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  • Release Date
    1966
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 46 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (732)