Pride and Extreme Prejudice (1990)

Genres - Action, Drama, Spy Film, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama, Unglamorized Spy Film  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Pride and Extreme Prejudice was first seen January 17, 1990, on the USA Cable TV network. Brian Dennehy is atypically but effectively cast as an ageing CIA agent headquartered in West Germany. Dennehy has recently recovered from a nervous breakdown, and as a result he falls under the deadly scrutiny of both the CIA and the KGB. The weary "mole" is sent on a mission in the Eastern sector from which neither side expects him to return--in fact, they're hoping he won't. Just a tad outdated by late-breaking world events, Pride and Extreme Prejudice was written directly for television by Frederick Forsyth.



CIA (Central-Intelligence-Agency), Cold-War, Germany, KGB, mental-breakdown