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In the Line of Fire

Release Date: July 9th, 1993

R|2 hr. 8 min.

Plot Summary
A Secret Service agent is taunted by calls from a would-be killer who has detailed information about the agent - including the fact that he failed to save President John F. Kennedy from assassination. The caller is revealed as an ex-CIA assassin, and the agent, who is investigating a threat to the current president, is determined not to let history repeat itself.

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Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

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  • Eastwood hasn't had this much fun with a role in years, and his joy is contagious. show more

  • The director is Wolfgang Petersen ("Das Boot"), who is able to unwind the plot like clockwork while at the same time establishing the characters as surprisingly sympathetic. show more

  • The result is a finely tuned suspense thriller, though executives who have recently laid off trained killers may experience some discomfort. show more

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