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History Is Made at Night (1999)

A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold war Helsinki.

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(as Ilkka Jarvilaturi)

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Harry Howe / Ernie Halliday
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Natasha Scriabina / Anna Belinka
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Max Fisher
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Dave Preston
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Ivan Bliniak
André Oumansky ...
Yuri
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Romanov (as Feodor Atkine)
Janne Kinnunen ...
Pekka
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Maija (as Linda Gyllenberg)
Jevgeni Haukka ...
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Marcia Diamond ...
Lauren
Henry Saari ...
Porn Man
Louise Hodges ...
Porn Woman (as Louise Hodges)
Bob Sherman ...
CIA Elder
Mika Eloranta ...
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A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold war Helsinki.

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Sex, Lies and World Domination


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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for violence and language | See all certifications »
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22 October 1999 (Finland)  »

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Spy Games  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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What a shame.
1 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

History is made at night has to be one of the worst films the Finnish film makers have touched in years. What a shame that director Ilkka Järvilaturi -who also made the terrible "Darkness in Tallinn"- has failed with a cast and crew like this: Irene Jacob and Kati Outinen, Kari Väänänen and Bill Pullman, Vesa-Matti Loiri and Bruno Kirby for example. Good performers' talents are wasted in a junk like this! Do your self a favor and don't watch this awful finnish try to make a romantic thriller that moves in time after cold war. This is not even unintentionally funny.

Porn star Henry Saari has role in this. He plays a man in a porn video. Even this video is nicer to watch than the rest of this stupid, ridiculous...


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