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Posted on: March 15, 2013

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Genres: Crime , Action , Thriller
Actors: Charles Bronson , Lee Remick , Donald Pleasence , Tyne Daly , Alan Badel , Patrick Magee , Sheree North , Frank Marth , Helen Page Camp , Roy Jenson , Jacqueline Scott , Ed Bakey , John Mitchum , Iggie Wolfington , Hank Brandt
Director: Don Siegel
Country: United States
Year: 1977
IMDB Rating: 6.5/10 (2870 votes)

The KGB is looking for one of their people, a man named Dalchimsky because he has stolen something important but, unfortunately, he manages to get through the border. Later in the U.S. some seemingly ordinary people after receiving a phone call go out and destroy key American military installations. Back in the U.S.S.R. General Strelsky and Colonel Malchenko send for Grigori Borzov, a KGB agent who has been to the U.S. on missions before. They inform him that after the U-2 incident in fear of the possibility that a war with the U.S. will occur; they were part of an operation called TELEFON that involved recruiting young agents and then brainwashing them into believing that they are Americans. They would assume the identity of an American who died a long time ago and who would be their age now. They would be situated in a city that is near or where a key U.S. military installation is located. They were also programmed to destroy upon receiving the command phrase. They have been fortunate that they have never had to send them on their missions. But they believe that Dalchimsky stole the book that lists all the TELEFON agents and is now sending them out on their suicide missions. It also seems that the current KGB Chairman is unaware of TELEFON so Strelsky and Malchenko want Borzov to go to America and find Dalchimsky before he starts World War 3. Borzov, who is endowed with a photographic memory, memorizes the second TELEFON book and goes to America and is aided by Barbara.

Film Review

Okay, I have to admit I love Charles Bronson. After starring in some classic 60's films like "The Magnificent Seven" and "The Great Escape," he turned into a B-movie action star in the 70's, pumping out a bunch of exciting, entertaining movies that were great to watch with friends. "Telefon" is one of them.It seems Russia has brainwashed average Americans, who go about their daily lives having no idea that they have been programmed to kill when they hear a particular poem over the telephone. Donald Pleasance is the rogue spy activating these sleeper agents with a series of phone calls, and Bronson is the bad-ass Russian Major determined to stop him. He gets sent to America where he partners up with CIA Agent/love-interest Lee Remick. And we're off…First, my love for Bronson. He has to be the ugliest man ever to become a major star, but he doesn't care so why should we? Second, his acting is less than spectacular, but he gets the job …

This film really isn't that well done, and yet if I happen to flick through the TV channels, and it is on, I find myself getting caught up in it. I guess I like telephone movies. Or better yet, I like movies that don't have cell phones. I know if they remade "Telefon" they would ruin it with cell phones. The key to this movie is that Donald Pleasence does most of his acting in phone booths. A lot of actors of lesser talent might let this restriction hamper their performance, but Pleasence really shines as the bad guy. My favorite DP moment is when we first see him wearing the toupee. I couldn't help but think how clever those Soviet spies were with their disguises. He looks like he is on his way to an Arte Johnson look-alike contest. I'm not sure why he doesn't keep it on through the whole movie. I would have liked to have seen him get strangled while wearing it.

Good movie, good acting, well paced, somewhat rude bad guys-gosh-lots of profoundly disturbing paranoia about Russia but what they hey they are not the boy scouts, and overall an ending better than a TV dinner. Maybe not as scrumptiously delicious as Shakespeare singing Stairway in a hot tub-naughty naughty-but perhaps not as good as Star Wars either.I doubt anyone would turn into a large shrubbery watching this movie, but perhaps they might became a small eastern European compact car, if the film is not watched properly.I would expect that some people have turned into giant walnuts watching this movie, but I doubt that type of things happens much anymore.

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