The Recruit

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  115 min.
Release Date: January 31, 2003
DVD: May 27, 2003

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Cast: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan, Gabriel Macht, Eugene Lipinski


New CIA recruit James Clayton (Farrell) is a top prospect and his intelligence and unconventional attitude attract the attention of veteran CIA agent Walter Burke (Pacino). The veteran takes Clayton under his wing, teaching him the ropes and the rules of the game. Soon, he gives the rookie a special assignment -- to root out a mole within their ranks. But Clayton soon realizes that he can trust no one and that nothing is as it seems.

Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: Partly filmed in Toronto, Ontario.

Director: Roger Donaldson
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Producer(s): Roger Birnbaum, Jeff Apple, Gary Barber
Screenplay: Roger Towne, Kurt Wimmer, Mitch Glazer
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