The Little Drummer Girl (1984) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Little Drummer Girl (1984)




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George Roy Hill's adaptation of the John Le Carre novel stars Diane Keaton as an American actress living in England who is recruited by the Israeli Army to help capture a Palestinian terrorist.more
Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Loring Mandel
In Theaters:
Warner Bros. Pictures


Diane Keaton
as Charlie
Klaus Kinski
as Martin Kurtz
Sami Frey
as Khalil
David Suchet
as Mesterbein
Eli Danker
as Litvak
Ben Levine
as Dimitri
Anna Massey
as Chairlady
Thorley Walters
as Ned Quilley
Julian Firth
as Young Man
Albert Moses
as Green Grocer
Ben Robertson
as Policeman
David Cornwell
as Commander
Michael Graham Cox
as Donald/Soldier
Rowena Cooper
as Miss Bach
Peter Capell
as Schwili
Heinz Weiss
as Red Cross
Rolf Becker
as Red Cross
Ori Levy
as Lenny
Shimon Finkel
as Prof. Minkel
Aviva Joel
as Mrs. Ben Ami
Max Schillinger
as Bus Driver
Dieter Augustin
as Freiburg City Offici...
Noam Almaz
as Gabriel
Paul Prosper
as Translator
Jeff Lester
as American
Adib Jashan
as Bomb Instructor
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Critic Reviews for The Little Drummer Girl

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Stark criticisms are unavoidable, even as I'm forced to admit that the film is one of those wrongly-assembled movies that is built on such an unusual Hollywood premise...that it eventually becomes halfway fascinating.

Full Review… | January 5, 2012
Nick's Flick Picks

Intriguing and complex but not entirely satisfying, George Roy Hill's version of Le Carre's novel suffers from the weak performance (perhaps even miscasting) of Diane Keaton in the lead role.

Full Review… | July 23, 2005

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