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The Man From U.N.C.L.E: The takedown of a mysterious criminal organisation

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2015 | 8:00 AM
Henry Cavill (left) and Armie Hammer stars in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organisation, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an action-comedy spy film directed by Guy Ritchie and co-written by Lionel Wigram and Ritchie, based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name, which was created by Sam Rolfe.

The film stars Henry Cavill (Superman), Armie Hammer (The Social Network/The Lone Ranger), Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, and Hugh Grant (Bridget Jones Diary).