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Scripted by Frederick Forsyth from his own novel, The Fourth Protocol is a fact-based spy thriller. The titular protocol is a secret agreement between America, Britain and Russia to cease smuggling nuclear weapons into their respective countries. This figures into the schemes of several rogue spies, who hope to destroy NATO by embarking on just such a smuggling endeavor. Russian agent Valeri Petrofsky (Pierce Brosnan) is ordered to stage a nuclear accident in England, then arrange the evidence to point to the Americans. British intelligence agent John Preston (Michael Caine) begins wondering why such nuclear-weapon components like lithium are showing up in the unlikeliest places. Ignored by his superiors, who figure that Preston is merely an old-line anti-Commie paranoic, Preston gathers the clues that will enable him to find out who's behind the potential breaking of The Fourth Protocol. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:August 28, 1987

Cast

Michael Caine
as John Preston
Pierce Brosnan
as Maj. Valeri Petrofsky
Joanna Cassidy
as Col. Irina Vassilieva
Ned Beatty
as Gen. Borisov
Betsy Brantley
as Eileen MacWhirter
Ray McAnally
as Gen. Karpov
Peter Cartwright
as Jan Marais
Ian Richardson
as Sir Nigel Irvine
Matt Frewer
as Tom MacWhirter
Anton Rodgers
as George Berenson
Roy Alon
as Russian Seaman
Cyril Conway
as Military Figure
Julian Glover
as Brian Harcourt-Smith
Michael Gough
as Sir Bernard Hemmings
Caroline Blakiston
as Angela Berenson
Sean Chapman
as Capt. Lyndhurst
Jerry Harte
as Prof. Krilov
Matthew Marsh
as Barry Banks
Alan North
as Gen. Govorshin
Ronald Pickup
as Dr. Wynne-Evans
Aaron Swartz
as Gregoriev
Julia Verdin
as Jill Dunkley
Johnny Allan
as Night Porter
Michael Bilton
as Kim Philby
Sarah Bullen
as Dorothy
Rebecca Burrill
as Nurse
Rosy Clayton
as Mrs. Susie Adrian
David Conville
as Bursham
Nancy Crane
as Natasha, Karpov's Secretary
Joanna Dickens
as Woman Shopper
Sam Douglas
as Russian Soldier
Mick Ford
as Sgt Bilbow
Ronnie Golden
as Busker
Steve Halliwell
as Plastercast Courier
Gordon Honeycombe
as TV Announcer
John Horsley
as Sir Anthony Plumb
Boris Isarov
as Dresser
Philip Jackson
as Harry Burkinshaw
Julian Jacobson
as Conductor
Alexei Jawdokimov
as Aeroflot Pilot
Sally Kinghorn
as Girlfriend
Ronnie Laughlin
as Driver at Scene
Renos Liondaris
as Greek Cafe Owner
Kenneth Midwood
as Chaplain
John Murtagh
as Scottish Policeman
James Older
as Timmy Preston
Stephen Persaud
as Black Kid
Neville Phillips
as Man in Overcoat
Richard Ridings
as Skinhead
Mark Rolston
as Russian Decoder
Michael Seezen
as Joey
Patsy Smart
as Preston's Housekeeper
Phil Smeeton
as Boyfriend
Jiri Stanislav
as Ivan Timoshenko/Winkler
Christopher Walker
as Skinhead
Juanita Waterman
as Black Girl on Underground Train
Tariq Yunus
as Imigration Officer
George Zenios
as Greek Cafe Owner
Clare Kelly
as Landlady
Julian Jacobson
as Conductor
Alan North
as Gen. Govorshin
Michael Seezen
as Joey
Sean Chapman
as Capt. Lyndhurst
Clare Kelly
as Landlady
Alexei Jawdokimov
as Aeroflot Pilot
Patsy Smart
as Preston's Housekeeper
John Murtagh
as Scottish Policeman
Christopher Walker
as Skinhead
Steve Halliwell
as Plastercast Courier
Stephen Persaud
as Black Kid
Philip Jackson
as Harry Burkinshaw
Kenneth Midwood
as Chaplain
Gordon Honeycombe
as TV Announcer
Sally Kinghorn
as Girlfriend
Ronnie Golden
as Busker
Cyril Conway
as Military Figure
Matthew Marsh
as Barry Banks
Jiri Stanislav
as Ivan Timoshenko/Winkler
Tariq Yunus
as Imigration Officer
Caroline Blakiston
as Angela Berenson
Neville Phillips
as Man in Overcoat
Phil Smeeton
as Boyfriend
Johnny Allan
as Night Porter
Mick Ford
as Sgt Bilbow
Joanna Dickens
as Woman Shopper
Juanita Waterman
as Black Girl on Underground Train
Julian Glover
as Brian Harcourt-Smith
Michael Bilton
as Kim Philby
Michael Gough
as Sir Bernard Hemmings
George Zenios
as Greek Cafe Owner
Richard Ridings
as Skinhead
Nancy Crane
as Natasha, Karpov's Secretary
Roy Alon
as Russian Seaman
Sam Douglas
as Russian Soldier
Rebecca Burrill
as Nurse
Julia Verdin
as Jill Dunkley
Aaron Swartz
as Gregoriev
John Horsley
as Sir Anthony Plumb
Sarah Bullen
as Dorothy
Mark Rolston
as Russian Decoder
Renos Liondaris
as Greek Cafe Owner
Ronnie Laughlin
as Driver at Scene
Jerry Harte
as Prof. Krilov
Boris Isarov
as Dresser
Ronald Pickup
as Dr. Wynne-Evans
James Older
as Timmy Preston
Rosy Clayton
as Mrs. Susie Adrian
David Conville
as Bursham

Crew

John MacKenzie
Director
Timothy Burrill
Producer
Frederick Forsyth
Producer
Michael Caine
Producer
Frederick Forsyth
Screenwriter
Frederick Forsyth
Book Author
Richard Burridge
Screenwriter
George Axelrod
Screenwriter
Phil Meheux
Cinematographer
Lalo Schifrin
Composer (Music Score)
Lalo Schifrin
Musical Direction/Supervision
Allan Cameron
Production Designer
Tim Hutchinson
Art Director
Frederick Forsyth
Executive Producer
Michael Caine
Executive Producer
Peter Howitt
Set Designer
Tiny Nicholls
Costume Designer
Chris Munro
Sound/Sound Designer
Peter Hutchinson
Special Effects
Eddie Stacey
Stunts
Lynn Stalmaster
Casting
Priscilla John
Casting
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