The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

They came from the best of families. And they committed the worst of crimes.

  • Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1985-01-25
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 143 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Orion Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: John Schlesinger
star 6.5/10
From 143 Ratings


The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

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  • Timothy Hutton

    as Christopher Boyce
  • Sean Penn

    as Daulton Lee
  • Pat Hingle

    as Mr. Charlie Boyce
  • Joyce Van Patten

    as Mrs. Boyce
  • Art Camacho

    as Boyce Child
  • Richard Dysart

    as Dr. Lee
  • Priscilla Pointer

    as Mrs. Lee
  • Chris Makepeace

    as David Lee
  • Dorian Harewood

    as Gene
  • Macon McCalman

    as Larry Rogers
  • Jerry Hardin

    as Tony Owens
  • Nicholas Pryor

    as Eddie
  • Mady Kaplan

    as Laurie
  • Rob Reed

    as Boyce Child
  • Betty Lou Henson

    as Debra
  • Stanley Grover

    as NSA Inspector
  • Bob Arbogast

    as Guard
  • David Suchet

    as Alex
  • Boris Leskin

    as Mikhael
  • Anatoli Davydov

    as Guard
  • Lori Singer

    as Lana
  • Jennifer Runyon

    as Carole
  • Daniel McDonald

    as Clay
  • Marvin J. McIntyre

    as Ike
  • Sam Ingraffia

    as Kenny Kahn
  • Tom Nolan

    as Undercover Cop
  • James Hardie

    as Police Interrogator
  • Burke Byrnes

    as U.S. Customs Official
  • Michael Ironside

    as FBI Agent
  • Bob Nelson

    as FBI Agent
  • Valerie Wildman

    as U.S. Embassy Official
  • Guillermo Ríos

    as Drug Dealer
  • Annie Kozuch

    as Boyce Child
  • George C. Grant

    as Karpov
  • Vic Polizos

    as FBI Interrogator
  • Drew Snyder

    as FBI Interrogator
  • Arthur Taxier

    as FBI Agent
  • Philip Corey

    as PAN AM Clerk
  • Martha Campos

    as Carmen
  • Herbie Wallace

    as Pet Shop Owner
  • Steven Miller

    as Newscaster
  • Jeff Seyfried

    as Pool Man
  • Steve Duffy

    as Barman
  • Carlos Romano

    as Insp. Estevez
  • George Belanger

    as U.S. Vice Consul
  • Abel Franco

    as Interrogator
  • Raúl Martínez

    as Mexican Police Sergeant
  • Roger Cudney

    as FBI Agent
  • Richard Masur

    as Bartender
  • John Ratzenberger

    as Detective
  • John Sabol

    as Security Guard
  • Jaime Garza

    as Raul
  • Léopoldo Francès

    as Le diplomate Nigérian
Directing John Schlesinger Director
Writing Robert Lindsey Novel
Writing Steven Zaillian Screenplay
Production John Schlesinger Producer
Sound Lyle Mays Music
Production Gabriel Katzka Producer
Editing Richard Marden Editor
Sound Pat Metheny Music
Camera Allen Daviau Director of Photography
Production Edward Teets Co-Producer
Production Wallis Nicita Casting
Art James D. Bissell Production Design
Production Richard Vane Location Manager
Production Emily Gamboa Production Coordinator
Directing Ana Maria Quintana Script Supervisor
Art Linda DeScenna Set Decoration
Production John Daly Executive Producer
Production Luis Bekris Production Manager
Crew David Middlemas Post Production Supervisor
Production Edward Teets Unit Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Albert Wolsky Costume Design
Art William James Teegarden Set Designer
Production Patt McCurdy Production Coordinator
Production Laura Kennedy Casting Assistant
Production Michael Childers Associate Producer
Crew Freddie Hice Stunts
Crew Gilbert B. Combs Stunts
Crew Greg Brickman Stunts
Crew Justin De Rosa Stunts
Crew Laura Harris Stunts
Directing Patrick Crowley First Assistant Director
Directing Hans Beimler Second Assistant Director
Directing Jesús Marín Assistant Director
Directing Javier Carreño Assistant Director
Art Agustín Ituarte Art Direction
Sound Rene Borisewitz Sound Mixer
Sound Gerry Humphreys Sound Mixer
Camera John Toll Camera Operator
Camera Leobardo Sánchez Second Assistant Camera
Camera Eric Engler First Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Ken Chase Makeup Artist
Lighting Pat Kirkwood Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting Mariano Garcia Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Michael Dennison Costumer
Art Ric McElvin Leadman
Art Charles Stewart Set Dresser
Art Adalberto López Set Dresser
Art Antonio Mata Property Master
Production Vince Heileson Production Accountant
Crew Gilbert B. Combs Stunt Coordinator
Directing Michael Childers Second Unit Director
Crew Charles Enzen Transportation Captain
Sound Nicholas Stevenson Sound Editor
Sound Tony Message Foley Editor
Sound John Poyner ADR Editor
Sound Robert Hathaway Music Editor
Editing Roy Birchley First Assistant Editor
Editing Sergio Ortega Assistant Editor
Editing Richard Fettes Assistant Editor
Editing Simon Manley Assistant Editor
Editing Nick Barnard Assistant Editor
Editing Jim Howe Assistant Editor
Editing Adrian Trent Assistant Editor
Editing James C. Johnson Assistant Editor
Sound David Sutton Boom Operator
Sound Jorge Palomino Boom Operator
Crew Jesus G. Duran Special Effects
Camera Graciano Perez Key Grip
Camera Antonio Ramírez 'Puma' Dolly Grip
Lighting Adolfo Lara Electrician
Costume & Make-Up Antonio Cortés Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Ester Oropeza Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Bertha Chiu Hairdresser
Production Deborah Lucchesi Additional Casting
Production Pablo Palomino Extras Casting
Camera Dave Friedman Still Photographer
Crew Katherine Moore Unit Publicist