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Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s period of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin. The two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power through the proliferation of nuclear weapons and technology.
The duo’s only lead is the daughter of a vanished German scientist, who is the key to infiltrating the criminal organization, and they must race against time to find her and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American action comedy adventure spy film directed by Guy Ritchie, and co-written by Lionel Wigram and Ritchie, based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name, which was created by Ian Fleming, Norman Felton and Sam Rolfe. The film stars Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki with Jared Harris and Hugh Grant. The film premiered at London on August 7, 2015 and was released on August 14, 2015 by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The film grossed over $109 million worldwide on a $75 million budget. It also received a COFCA Award nomination for Actor of the Year and Breakthrough Film Artist. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 17, 2015 by Warner Home Video.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Hugh Grant, Jared Harris, Elizabeth Debicki, Ekaterina Zalitko
Screenplay by: Guy Ritchie, Lionel Wigram
Production Design by: Oliver Scholl
Cinematography by: John Mathieson
Film Editing by: James Herbert
Costume Design by: Joanna Johnston
Set Decoration by: Elli Griff
Music by: Daniel Pemberton
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action violence, some suggestive content, and partial nudity.
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: August 14, 2015