United States: October 05 1978
Ranking: 4,873 out of 16,357 movies (up 1279)
A 1978 British-American thriller film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. It stars Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier and features James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen and Steve Guttenberg in supporting roles. The screenplay by Heywood Gould is based on the novel of the same name by Ira Levin. In 'The Boys from Brazil' a Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards and it was Schaffner's second sci-fi film, appearing ten years after Planet of the Apes.