Running Time: 89 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Writer: Sydney Newman (television series The Avengers), Don MacPherson
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee
Synopsis: Jeremiah Chechick directed this $60 million adaptation of the whimsical 1961 British TV spy series, imported to the United States five years later for ABC airing (beginning 3/28/66), followed by The New Avengers (CBS, 1978-79). In the feature-length version, secret agent John Steed (Ralph Fiennes) and Emma Peel (Uma Thurman) face a meteorological menace as they track sinister super-villain Sir August de Wynter (Sean Connery), threatening to blitz Britain with blizzards and other extreme weather. Vocal cameo by Patrick Macnee (the original TV Steed).