Starring Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp, Christopher Villiers and Warren Clarke, "Top Secret!" (also known as "Top Secret") is an Action/Comedy/Romance film directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker, released on June 08 of 1984 in the USA.
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Who directed "Top Secret!":
Top Secret! was directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker.
Jim Abrahams is an American writer, director, producer, and actor. Before making Top Secret!, he had directed Airplane!, released in 1980. Since, Jim Abrahams directed Ruthless People, released in 1986, Big Business (1988), Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Hot Shots! (1991), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), and Jane Austen's Mafia! (1998).
David Zucker is an American producer, director, writer, and actor. Before Top Secret!, he had directed Airplane!, released in 1980. Since, David Zucker directed Ruthless People, released in 1986, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988), The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), BASEketball (1998).
Jerry Zucker is an American producer, director, writer, and actor. Before making Top Secret!, he had directed Airplane!, released in 1980, Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979). Since, Jerry Zucker directed Ruthless People, released in 1986, Ghost (1990), First Knight (1995), Rat Race (2001).
What was the release date of "Top Secret!":
Top Secret! was first released on Friday, June 08, 1984, in the United States. Also released on this day was Gremlins (dir. Joe Dante). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, September 26, 1984 in France; Friday, December 21, 1984 in Germany and on Saturday, April 27, 1985 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Top Secret!":
At the casting of Top Secret! we find Val Kilmer (Top Gun (1986), Kill Me Again (1989)); Lucy Gutteridge (The Greek Tycoon (1978)); Peter Cushing (House of the Long Shadows (1983), Arabian Adventure (1979)) [ more... ]
- Ian McNeice and Tristram Jellinek also appeared together in Whoops Apocalypse, released in 1986.
- John Sharp and Lucy Gutteridge have both also be seen in A Christmas Carol, released in 1984.
- Billy J. Mitchell and Jim Carter also appeared together in Rustlers' Rhapsody, released in 1985.
- Peter Cushing and John Sharp also appeared in -- And Now the Screaming Starts!, released in 1973.
What is the Storyline of "Top Secret!":
The film tells the story of Nick Rivers (Kilmer), a US pop singer. Rivers goes to East Germany to perform at a cultural festival. While there, he becomes involved in the French resistance movement and helps the beautiful Hillary Flammond (Gutteridge) rescue her father (Gough), a brilliant scientist being held by the East Germans and forced to build the deadly Polaris naval mine.
The film also features short performances by Omar Sharif as Agent Cedric, and Peter Cushing as a Swedish [...]
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