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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Val Kilmer
Lucy Gutteridge
Peter Cushing
Jeremy Kemp
Christopher Villiers
Warren Clarke
Martyn Burke
Directors
Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker
Screenwriters
Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker
Running Time
90 minutes

Top Secret!
Val Kilmer in this rock and roll meets World War II spy comedy.


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Plot
Nick Rivers, an anachronistic rock 'n' roller, tours an even more anachronistic Nazi-run East Germany and gets caught up with Hilary Flammond, the beautiful daughter of an imprisoned scientist and a band of stalwart resistance fighters.


Verdict
Jokes so stupid as to seem almost surreal, an amazing range of cultural referents and a smattering of genuinely witty conceits.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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