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R| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
A secretary (Mary Moore) is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis (Wesley Snipes) is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance (Diane Lane). As political tensions rise, they learn that the crime could be part of an elaborate cover-up. Framed as traitors, the pair, plus Regis' partner (Dennis Miller), break into the White House in order to expose the true culprit.

Cast: Wesley Snipes , Diane Lane , Daniel Benzali , Dennis Miller , Alan Alda , Ronny Cox , Diane Baker , Tate Donovan

Director: Dwight Little

Genres: Thriller

Murder At 1600 (1997)

Release Date: January 1st, 1997|1 hr. 47 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Murder at 1600 has velocity and excitement, and that takes it a long way. It stars Wesley Snipes, which takes it a bit farther. And it's also lightweight, cliched and borderline ridiculous, which takes it back a few pegs. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A lot of Murder at 1600 is well -done. Characters are introduced vividly,; there's a sense of realism in the White House scenes, and some of the dialogue by Wayne Beach and David Hodgin hits a nice ironic note. But then the movie kicks into auto - pilot. The last third of the film is a ready-made action movie plug-in. show more

  • 63
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    This latest entry in the White House genre is polished, but formulaic suspense. show more

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