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4 out of 10 Is it safe?
James from Limerick, 02 Dec 2008
Espionage thriller: mild mannered New York jogger (Hoffman) gets ensnared in a lethal cat-and-mouse game between his brother (Scheider), and seriously physcopathic Nazi war-criminal Szell (Olivier). Diamonds are involved, as well as a suspect US Government agency. Dental torture, the most realistic garotting I've ever seen captured on film, and a really effective road-range related opening ensure that this one grips to the end.
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2 out of 10 Marathon Man
Aidan from Dublin, 19 Nov 2007
Dull thriller
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What's it about....
In New York City, the brother of infamous Nazi war criminal Christian Szell (Laurence Olivier) is killed in a car accident. Shortly thereafter, members of a covert US government group called 'The Division' who are investigating the incident, begin to be murdered one by one. When Doc Levy (Roy Scheider), a 'Division' agent, is the latest to be attacked, his brother Babe (Dustin Hoffman) witnesses his death and unwittingly becomes the pawn in a deadly game in which former...

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