Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Runtime: 116 min
IMDB: User Rating: 5.8/10 (22,210 votes)
Rated PG-13 for action violence, brief strong language, some sensuality and drug content.
Director: Phillip Noyce
Writers (WGA): Leslie Charteris (character)&Jonathan Hensleigh (story)
Release Date: 4 April 1997 (USA)
Genre: Action | Romance | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Tagline: Cunning. Devious. Dangerous. Treacherous.
Simon Templar has no real family, no real home and Simon Templar isn't even his real
name.Yet Simon Templar , also known as the Saint for his use of creating false
identities using the names of Catholic saints,is one of the world's most successful
thieves. Slick, debonair and a master of disguise, Simon manages to outwit the police
again and again. On his next job Simon is hired by the Russian Mafia to steal a cold
fusion energy formula from scientist Emma Russel, however the mission backfires as
he falls for the pretty,intelligent scientist. Simon and his new love must now manage
to outwit the Russian Mafia and work out the energy formula before the worst
happens and the US is affected forever.