The Recruit

Year: 2003
Duration: 1h 55min
IMDb: 6.6
Country: USA
In an era when the country&#39s first line of defense, intelligence, is more important than ever, this story opens the CIA&#39s infamous closed doors and gives an insider&#39s view into the Agency: how trainees are recruited, how they are prepared for the spy game, and what they learn to survive. James Clayton might not have the attitude of a typical recruit, but he is one of the smartest graduating seniors in the country - and he&#39s just the person that Walter Burke wants in the Agency. James regards the CIA&#39s mission as an intriguing alternative to an ordinary life, but before he becomes an Ops Officer, James has to survive the Agency&#39s secret training ground, where green recruits are molded into seasoned veterans. As Burke teaches him the ropes and the rules of the game, James quickly rises through the ranks and falls for Layla, one of his fellow recruits. But just when James starts to question his role and his cat-and-mouse relationship with his mentor, Burke taps him for a special ...