The Falcon and the Snowman

Synopsis: The true story of Christopher Boyce, a young All-American man whose job as a guard for sensitive documents shatters his faith in his country and leads him to a sometimes comic, sometimes chilling sideline as a spy for the Soviets, aided by his scruffy buddy, Daulton; it can't last, though, and the consequences are tremendous for Boyce and his family.
Director(s): John Schlesinger
Production: Orion
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
131 min

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills

From whence cometh my help

My help cometh even from the Lord

Who hath made heaven and earth

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved

He that keepeth thee will not slumber

Behold, he that keepeth Israel

Shall neither slumber

Nor sleep

The Lord is thy keeper

The Lord is thy shade

Upon thy right hand

The sun shall not smite thee by day

Nor the moon by night

The Lord shall preserve thee

From all evil

He shall preserve thy soul

The Lord shall preserve thy

Going out

And thy coming in

From this time forth

And even

For evermore



Easy, now. Easy.


Easy. Hey, hey, OK!

All right, climb up there, girl!

There you go! Climb on up now!

There you go! There you go!

Get up there now! Get up there!


Come on, let's go for it now!

Go for it! Yeah!

Go get 'em, Fawkes! There you go!

There you go! OK! Yeah!

Go get 'em, Fawkes! Go get 'em!

Go get 'em!

Count it and make sure.

-You a resident in the United States?

-Yes, sir.

-Are you a resident?

-Yes, I am.

-Any fruits or vegetables?

-No, sir.

-OK. Thank you.

-Thank you.

Hello there. How are you today?

I'm doing fine.

Would you pull over

to the inspection area, please?

-What are these?

-Prescription Lomotil.

-How long have you been in Mexico?

-Just for the summer.


-How you doing?

-It's 82nd Airborne. Pleiku.

-2nd Division Marines. Korea.

Yeah? All right!

-Thanks a lot.

-All right.

Where is it? Where is it?

Good boy! Good boy!


Go get 'em!

That's it! Good boy! Good boy!

Where is it?

You can't walk with the ball!

You gotta dribble it!

Hey, Carmen!

-Hi, Chris. Long time no see!

-He up yet?

What do you think?

Daulton Lee, we've got you surrounded!

Who's there? Don't move!

It's me! It's me! Don't shoot!

Chris? Chris, stay down!

-They got us surrounded!

-No! I was joking!

I was just kidding! Just kidding.


-How are you?

-All right. You're looking well.

Yes, I'm looking very well. So are you.

Sorry about that.

Plop! Little does it know!

You write a friend a letter,

you expect a response.

-That's the way it works.

-Good to see you.

Good to see you, but I'm serious.

I take it very personally.

-I write very few letters.

-I wanted to surprise you.

This isn't a visit. I'm back for good.

Changed my mind. No seminary.

Just couldn't go through with it.

What have you been up to?

Pass the cantaloupe.

Is this a bad joke?

I thought you'd congratulate me

for coming to my senses.

You're wrong! How many guys do you

know whose best friend is also his priest?

I mean, I could've gone to confession

and told the truth!

-I'm disappointed.

-When did you last go to confession?

That's irrelevant.

-Did you tell your folks?

-They don't know I'm back yet.

That'll be interesting!

The committee recommended

the impeachment

of President Nixon, charging that

he acted in a manner contrary to

his trust as President and subversive...

I don't care what these people say.

The man is innocent!

-Right, Dad?

-Keep it up.

Maggie, the garbage.

You gotta give me this moment!

I may never be right about anything again!

You find this amusing?


Dad, it's for you!

-Mr. Waldie.


-Mr. Flowers.


-Mr. Mann.


-Mr. Sarbanes.


Mr. Wiggins.



-Mr. Moorhead.


It's unbelievable.

You'll call Father Glenn today?

-It won't hurt to talk to him.

-Ma, it's not gonna accomplish anything.

You don't know that.

You remember Tony Owens' son Gary?

-Careful, Dad. Careful.

-I'm sorry.

I hired him last summer. I let his old man

know the time had come to reciprocate.

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