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In the Line of Fire

In the Line of Fire

Clint Eastwood
Director: Wolfgang Petersen Cast: Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
, John Malkovich
John Malkovich
, Rene Russo
Rene Russo
Wolfgang Petersen

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Clint Eastwood delivers one of his finest performances, as a secret service agent haunted by his past in Wolfgang Petersen's taut thriller In the Line of Fire. Eastwood plays Frank Horrigan, a secret service agent who keeps thinking back to November 22, 1963, when, as an agent hand-picked by President Kennedy, he became one of the few agents to have lost a president to an assassin. Decades later, psychotic Mitch Leary (John Malkovich) is stalking another president (Jim Curley) running for re-election. He has spent long hours studying the psyche of Frank Horrigan, and he taunts Horrigan (feeling that there is a bond between them), telling him of his plans to kill the president. After his conversation with Leary, Horrigan makes sure he is assigned to presidential protection duty. Horrigan has no intention of failing his president this time around, and he is more than willing to take a bullet. But everything goes Leary's way -- he is smart and cagey and the president's aides refuse to alter the itinerary. As the election draws closer, Horrigan's chances to catch Leary look to be less and less a possibility, and he begins to doubt his own abilities -- both now and in the past, when Kennedy was murdered.

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Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2008
UPC: 0043396258754
Original Release: 1993
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: ABC
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:08:00
Sales rank: 20,858

Special Features

Commentary by director Wolfgang Petersen; Feautrettes: "Showtime Special: Behind the scenes with the secret service," "How'd The Do That?," "Catching the Counterfeiters"; Documentary "The Ultimate Sacrifice"; Deleted scenes

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Clint Eastwood Frank Horrigan
John Malkovich Mitch Leary
Rene Russo Lilly Raines
Dylan McDermott Al D'Andrea
Gary Cole Bill Watts
Fred Dalton Thompson Harry Sargent
John Mahoney Sam Campagna
Jim Curley President
Sally Hughes First Lady
Clyde Kusatsu Jack Okura
Steve Hytner Tony Conducci
Tobin Bell Mendoza
Patrika Darbo Pam Magnus
John Heard Professor Riger
Gregory Alan Williams Matt Wilder
Janet Hirshenson Actor
Jane Jenkins Actor
Elsa Raven Leary's Landlady
Bob Schott Jimmy Hendrickson
Arthur Senzy Paramedic
Ryan Cutrona LAPD,Brass
Lawrence Lowe FBI Technician
Brian Libby FBI Supervisor
Eric Bruskotter Young Agent
Alan Toy Walter Wickland
Walt MacPherson Hunter
Robert Peters Hunter
Tyde Kierney Police Captain Howard
Anthony Peck FBI Official
Rick Hurst Bartender
Joshua Malina Agent Chavez
William G. Schilling Sanford Riggs
Michael Kirk Computer Technician/Bates
Richard G. Camphuis Party Fat Cat
Robert Alan Beuth Man at Bank
Susan Lee Hoffman Woman at Bank
Donna Hamilton Reporter at Dulles
Cylk Cozart Agent Cozart
Carl Ciarfalio CIA Agent Collins
Juan A. Riojas Raul
Aaron Michael Lacey Police Officer

Technical Credits
Wolfgang Petersen Director,Executive Producer
Jeff Apple Producer
John Bailey Cinematographer
Anne V. Coates Editor
Jann K. Engel Set Decoration/Design
Janet Hirshenson Casting
John Horton Consultant/advisor
John E. Horton Consultant/advisor
Jane Jenkins Casting
Gail Katz Executive Producer
Lilly Kilvert Production Designer
David Lester Production Designer
Kara Lindstrom Set Decoration/Design
Jeff Maguire Screenwriter
Ennio Morricone Score Composer
Erica Phillips Costumes/Costume Designer
Don Reddy Camera Operator
Bob Rosenthal Co-producer
Michael Stone Camera Operator
David Valdes Executive Producer
John Warnke Art Director

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