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Thrills and suspense abound in this "crackling good tale" (Los Angeles Times) of political intrigue and murder! Starring a "rough and likable" (The Hollywood Reporter) Rod Taylor and an"excellent" (Variety) Christopher Plummer, The High Commissioner will exhilarate you! Aussie detective Scobie Malone (Taylor) accepts a mission to fly to London to arrest Sir James Quentin (Plummer), a high-level Australian commissioner wanted down under for murder. But when Malone arrives, he finds that the amiable Quentin is not only the key in groundbreaking peace negotiations, but also the target of an assassin himself! His mission hopelessly changed, Malone must finda way to escortand protectQuentin while routing out this new enemy or face deadly international consequences!
GREAT FILM WITH FAST PACED ACTION AND GOOD PERFORMANCES!
Very realistic premise, script and performances. Rod is great and entertaining and Plumber is his usual A+! Read more
Very enjoyable movie, as we find most Christopher Plummer films. Great color video and sound quality.Published 5 months ago by Richard
Fairly enjoyable film. Bit weird to hear Rod Taylor using his native accent for a change.Published 6 months ago by Cindy
have always enjoyed Rod Taylor and Christopher Plummer. a real bonus seeing them playing side by side. This was a great old movie. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Geoffrey Moore
Dated but enjoyable movie. I like it when something is "left to the imagination". Rod & Christopher team up well in this movie.Published 14 months ago by PJR
Would consider this one of the most entertaining movies from the 60's. Plummer and Taylor both play their parts well.Published 20 months ago by Geoff Legg
Mediocre in spite of the fact that it has 2 of my favorite actors (Rod Taylor and Christopher Plummer). I wish I had been able to rent it instead of purchasing it.Published 23 months ago by jmatn1
A thoughtful, somewhat complex combination of political intrigue/murder whodunnit with some '60s style spy vs spy thrills thrown in, topped off with an unexpected twist in the... Read morePublished 24 months ago by J. Moore