Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Irvin Kershner|
|Produced by||Robert Chartoff
|Written by||Lawrence J. Cohen
|Music by||Jerry Goldsmith|
|Edited by||Robert Lawrence
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Box office||$4,550,000 (US/ Canada)|
S*P*Y*S is a 1974 comedy about two bumbling men who are spies and targeted for elimination by the CIA, KGB and a French terrorist group. The film was directed by Irvin Kershner, and stars Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, and Zouzou. The film was screened at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival, but wasn't entered into the main competition.
The asterisks in the title are designed to remind users of MASH, which also starred Gould and Sutherland, and whose title is generally rendered with the same asterisks. Beyond this, there is no connection between the films.
- Elliott Gould - Griff
- Donald Sutherland - Bruland
- Zouzou - Sybil (as Zou Zou)
- Joss Ackland - Martinson
- Xavier Gélin - Paul (Revolutionary)
- Vladek Sheybal - Borisenko (Russian Spy Chief)
- Michael Petrovitch - Sevitsky (Defector)
- Shane Rimmer - Hessler
- Kenneth Griffith - Lippet
- Pierre Oudrey - Revolutionary (as Pierre Oudry)
- Kenneth J. Warren - Grubov
- Jacques Marin - Lafayette
- Jeffrey Wickham - Seely
- Nigel Hawthorne - Croft
- John Bardon - Evans
- Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p232. Please note this figure is rentals not total gross.
- "Festival de Cannes: S*P*Y*S". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-04-27.
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