Release date5 September 1980 WriterPaul Gottlieb (novel), Noel Hynd GenresDrama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Satire, Psychological thriller, Political thriller, Crime Thriller CastRobert Mitchum (Ted Quinn .), Lee Majors (Philip Morgan), Valerie Perrine (Brenda Wilcox), Alexandra Stewart (Mimi Oliveri), Saul Rubinek (Sam Goldstein), George Touliatos (Sgt. Eckersley) Similar moviesMad Max: Fury Road, Taken 3, Southland Tales, Salt, John Wick, RoboCop
TaglineSomeone wants to control your mind, and they are using your TV to do it.
The Agency (known as Mind Games on video) is a 1980 Canadian dramatic/thriller film. It was directed by George Kaczender, with a screenplay by Noel Hynd.
Based on a novel by Paul Gottlieb, 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), Jonathan Welsh as a police detective, and familiar supporting players Michael Kirby and Gary Reineke as hitmen.
The film was shot on locations in Montreal and rural Quebec.