Catch Me a Spy (1971) - Rotten Tomatoes

Catch Me a Spy (1971)




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Movie Info

When a woman's husband is kidnapped by the Russians, she must find a substitute for the agent they want to exchange--who happens, unbeknownst to them, to be dead.

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Trevor Howard
as Sir Trevor Dawson
Tom Courtenay
as Baxter Clarke
Patrick Mower
as John Fenton
Garfield Morgan
as Jealous Husband
Angharad Rees
as Victoria
Robin Parkinson
as British Officer
Jonathan Cecil
as British Attache
Robert Raglan
as Ambassador
Jean Gilpin
as Ground Stewardess
Bridget Turner
as Woman In Plane
Trevor Peacock
as Man In Plane
Clive Gazes
as Rumanian in Plane
Ashley Knight
as Schoolboy
Philip Da Costa
as Schoolboy
Robert Gillespie
as Man In Elevator
Sheila Steafel
as Woman In Elevator
Bunny May
as Elevator Attendant
Fiona Moore
as Russian Girl
Bernice Stegers
as Russian Girl
Clive Cazes
as Rumanian in Plane
Del Baker
as Heavy
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Critic Reviews for Catch Me a Spy

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Catch Me a Spy seems a little behind the times but it has its moments.

March 19, 2020 | Full Review…

It is flaccid and ham-fisted at one and the same time, a comedy-cum-romance-cum-thriller with a starry international cast who have absolutely nowhere to go.

March 19, 2020 | Full Review…

It is all highly improbable and involved but thanks to lively performances and Dick Clement's sharp direction, interest is continually held.

March 19, 2020 | Full Review…

Recounting the plot (switched suitcase, a waiter who's an agent or vice versa, decoy marriage) would be to imply that anyone might care.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's rather let down by Clement's uncertain direction. Another problem is that, as a Bucharest waiter who is actually a spy, Kirk Douglas's peculiar intensity isn't best suited to a comedy.

March 19, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Catch Me a Spy features a good cast, an exciting speedboat chase, a few chuckles, and every spy cliche in the book.

March 26, 2009 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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