The Ipcress File Reviews

September 24, 2015
Michael Caine is the epitome of Sixties cool in his first outing as the secret agent Harry Palmer.
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April 20, 2010
Ipcress proves again that one of the primal pleasures of moviegoing is a tingling, no-nonsense suspense yarn enlivened by honest good humor.
March 26, 2009
Caine skillfully resists any temptation he may have had to pep up the proceedings. In fact, his consistent underplaying adds considerably to the pull of the picture.
February 9, 2006
Deighton's plot is a mild headache of deceit and double-dealing that glides stylishly and with much wit around Caine's Sergeant Palmer, a cocky London bachelor and middle-ranking scion of the MoD's counter-espionage department.
January 14, 2006
Caine's star-quality and absolute ease in front of the camera are fully formed.
January 10, 2006
Caine in his bespectacled prime...
May 20, 2003
The Ipcress File is as classy a spy film as you could ask to see.