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Hopscotch

"The most dangerous man in the world. He's about to expose the CIA, the FBI, the KGB...and himself."

CIA agent Miles Kendig decides to get out of 'the game' and to ensure he's left alone he threatens to send his memoirs to the world's intelligence agencies. When the CIA doesn't believe him, he calls their bluff and starts writing and sending out chapters one by one. Realizing that their operations would be compromised, the CIA (led by Myerson and Cutter) set out to put an end to ...

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Released: Sep 26th, 1980
Budget: N/A
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Hopscotch Main Cast

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Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
plays Miles Kendig / James Butler / Mr.…
Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
plays Isobel
Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
plays Cutter
Ned Beatty
Ned Beatty
plays Myerson
Herbert Lom
Herbert Lom
plays Yaskov
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • The Oktoberfest scene at the beginning of the film was not staged. The filmmakers hid cameras to prevent people from knowing they were being filmed.
  • After agreeing to be filmed in Germany, Walter Matthau resisted filming scenes showing him drinking at Oktoberfest until his stepdaughter Lucy Saroyan was given the role of Carla, the pilot who flies him in her seaplane. After arriving at their destination and being paid, she tells Matthau's character that he reminds her of her father. His response is, "That's always been my problem."
  • Sam Waterston arrived late to begin filming because his role in Heaven's Gate ran much longer than anticipated. By the time he began his work as Cutter he was exhausted. As a result people mention how awful he looks two times, and he blames jet lag.
  • Walter Matthau, who lost family and friends in the Holocaust, only agreed to travel to Germany to shoot the opening Oktoberfest scene on condition that his son, David Matthau, was cast as Ross.
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