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Marathon Man (1976)


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Plot  Thomas "Babe" Levy (Dustin Hoffman) is a history Ph.D. candidate and avid runner researching the same field as his father, who committed suicide after the Communist witch hunts of the Joseph McCarthy era ruined his reputation. Babe's brother Henry (Roy Scheider), known as "Doc", presents himself as an oil company executive but is really a government agent.

When the brother of a Nazi war criminal is killed in a traffic accident, Doc suspects that the criminal, Dr. Christian Szell (Laurence Olivier), will come to New York to retrieve a valuable diamond collection. After escaping an attempt on his own life in Paris, Doc comes to New York under the guise of a visit to Babe. Meanwhile, Babe and his new girlfriend, Elsa Opel (Marthe Keller), who claims to be from Switzerland, are mugged by two men dressed in suits. When Doc takes Babe and Elsa to a French restaurant, he tricks Elsa into revealing that she has been lying to Babe about her background. Though Doc suspects she may be co...


John Schlesinger


Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
Thomas Babington "Babe" Levy
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
Dr. Christian Szell
Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
Henry "Doc" Levy
William Devane
Peter Janeway
Marthe Keller
Elsa Opel
Richard Bright
Marc Lawrence
Tito Goya
Fritz Weaver
Professor Biesenthal
Jacques Marin


Release Dates


  montbravo rated Marathon Man (1976) with 7.5 stars / 14.12.2014

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