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Hopscotch
7.6
/10
1,331 Ratings

HOPSCOTCH

Directed by Ronald Neame
United States, 1980
Comedy, Adventure, Drama

Synopsis

One of the CIA’s top international operatives, Miles Kendig suddenly finds himself relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, Kendig writes a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world.

Synopsis

One of the CIA’s top international operatives, Miles Kendig suddenly finds himself relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, Kendig writes a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world.

Our take

Balanced expertly between Cold War intrigue and light-hearted comedy, this satire (mocking the very idea of intelligence gathering) remains an utter delight in the 21st century, with Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson as espionage’s most delicious comic tag team.