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The Saint (1997) Movie Information

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The Saint (1997)
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Overall Rank:

6352

Avg. Rating:

2.47/4

# of Ratings:

130

Genres:

Action, Adventure

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

04/04/1997

Director:

Phillip Noyce

Actors:

Val Kilmer
Elisabeth Shue
Rade Serbedzija
Valeri Nikolayev
Henry Goodman
Alun Armstrong

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A wealthy international thief has one last job to do before retiring: he must steal a Russian scientist?s formula for cold-fusion to a Russian billionaire who?s goal is to bring Russian back to communism.

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Ian 09/15/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Back in the 90's great movies came out so often in rapid sequence that a few gems get overlooked. This is one of those. The suspense of disbelief can be a bit much at times, but all the elements which made 90's movies great are all here. Romantic plot, espionage, government take-over, etc... This is worth a fresh look as it stand very much above the current crop of products Hollywood is pushing out.

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sapien 02/18/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

I liked this movie. There were some very cool parts in it, like when he constantly changes his identity.

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serioussir 05/13/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

I enjoyed this one. Kilmer was great as the multiple characters he transforms into. Shue, who I don't usually care for, is endearing as the shy, but brilliant scientist. The story is not amazing but overall this is a fun action flick with a romantic twist.

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Chris Kavan 07/24/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

International espionage! Cold Fusion! Russian Mafia! There's a lot going on in The Saint, sometimes, too much. I was always torn on this film. It's plenty entertaining, but it never really left that big of impression.

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02/26/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Val Kilmer's Best Role Ever??

Val Kilmer plays Simon Templar aka The Saint, a guy-for-hire who steals things for the highest bidder. Simon steals a microchip from the leader of the Russian Mafia Ivan Tretiak, played by Rade Serbedzija, and is then hired by the same guy to steal the formula for a scientific experiment called Cold Fusion. Of course, the person who has the formula for Cold Fusion just happens to be a beautiful young nave scientist, played by Elisabeth Shue. The Saint falls in love with her and for the first time becomes vulnerable placing him in a predicament of fulfilling his professional obligations or staying with the innocent young scientist. Supporting roles were terrific, especially by Valery Nikolaev as Tretiak's cold-as-ice son, a worthy adversary for our Saint who shines in this movie as a prof...

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