Harry Palmer has left the British Secret Service and become a private detective. One of his first assignments is to deliver an apparently innocent thermos flask to an old friend in Helsinki, Palmer is suspicious of the flask contents and begins to doubt the motives of his friend and those of his boss a Texan billionaire.
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Did You Know?
There was controversy when the film was released in the United States, as it was felt to be too favorable towards the Soviets. See more
In the credits $1,000,000,000,000,000,000 is written. This is neither the American billion (a thousand million) nor the British billion of old (a million million) but is in fact a quintillion. See more
Mind how you go, colonel.
Mind how *you* go. Be wise! Don't go to the meeting tomorrow. Good to see you, English.
Thanks for the warning, colonel.
In the opening credits, crew names are written in all uppercase letters, with the exception of Production Manager Eva Monley
whose name is written "eva monley". See more
The UK cinema release was cut to get an "A" rating to shorten the struggle between Harry and Anya. The 1985 Warner video featured the same print though the BBFC cuts were restored in the re-edited 2004 DVD. See more
Billion Dollar Brain (Main Theme)
Composed and Arranged by Richard Rodney Bennett
Orchestra conducted by Marcus Dods See more