Blue Ice (film)

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Blue Ice
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Directed byRussell Mulcahy
Written byRon Hutchinson
StarringMichael Caine
Sean Young
Ian Holm
Distributed byHome Box Office Films
Release date
  • 9 October 1992 (1992-10-09)
Running time
100 mins.
CountryUnited Kingdom
United States

Blue Ice is a 1992 film directed by Russell Mulcahy that stars Michael Caine and Sean Young.


It is a crime thriller involving a former spy (Caine), who is a jazz-club owner, who becomes immersed again in the world of espionage and counter-intelligence.[1]


The band in Harry's club is portrayed by a number of accomplished musicians, including Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts[2]


According to the credits, the character of "Harry Anders" is based on the Ted Allbeury character "Tad Anders." The character was featured in Allbeury's novels Snowball, Palomino Blonde and The Judas Factor. In the books he is described as being of Polish-British descent; in the movie he is portrayed as English. The name also refers to "Harry Palmer", a British spy whom Caine portrayed in a well-known series of films.


  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 March 2012.
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