::The Agency (film)


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The Agency (known as Mind Games on video) is a 1980 Canadian dramatic/thriller film. It was directed by George Kaczender,<ref>Craddock, Jim, editor. VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever (Detroit, Michigan: Thomson Gale, 2007), p.49.</ref> with a screenplay by Noel Hynd.<ref name="Agency">"Agency".</ref>

Based on a novel by Paul Gottlieb,<ref>Craddock, p.49.</ref> it is a political thriller involving advertising copywriter Philip Morgan (Lee Majors) who discovers the agency he works for, run by Ted Quinn (Robert Mitchum), is using subliminal advertising to manipulate a presidential election. It features appearances by Canadian actors Saul Rubinek as an audio technician (earning a "Best Supporting Actor" Genie nomination),<ref name="Agency"/> Jonathan Welsh as a police detective, and familiar supporting players Michael Kirby and Gary Reineke as hitmen.

The film was shot on locations in Montréal and rural Québec.

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