Al Pacino is in workaday Mad Mentor mode (see Donnie Brasco and Devil's Advocate) as the CIA talent scout who lures the brooding, intense™ Colin Farrell into the fold while director Roger Donaldson tries to rekindle memories of his definitive '80s paranoia thriller No Way Out by inserting a screamingly obvious twist into a 'mole in the agency' finale.

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The Recruit

Al Pacino is in workaday Mad Mentor mode (see Donnie Brasco and Devil’s Advocate) as the CIA talent scout who lures the brooding, intense? Colin Farrell into the fold while director Roger Donaldson tries to rekindle memories of his definitive ’80s paranoia thriller No Way Out by inserting a screamingly obvious twist into a ‘mole in the agency’ finale.