The Trouble with Spies

The Trouble with Spies is a 1987 film directed by Burt Kennedy. A spy spoof comedy, it stars Donald Sutherland and Ned Beatty.[1]

The Trouble with Spies
Directed byBurt Kennedy
StarringDonald Sutherland
Music byKen Thorne
Distributed byDe Laurentiis Entertainment Group
Release date
December 4, 1987
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$205,507

The film was shot in 1984, but not released until three years later. It includes one of veteran actress Ruth Gordon's final performances. It was also the final film of Suzanne Danielle.


When secret agent George Trent goes missing, spy agency chief Angus sends inept colleague Appleton Porter to the isle of Ibiza to find out why.

Appleton meets a number of guests in Mona Lewis's hotel who were familiar with Trent, but none has a clue what became of him. Appleton himself is totally clueless, nearly being killed a number of times but surviving mainly due to pure dumb luck.


Home media

After limited theatrical release HBO Video issued The Trouble With Spies on VHS. It was never released on DVD or Blu-ray.


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