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Bishop, trusted advisor to the president, has shots fired at him when Pachenko comes to him about a traitor in highest level of government. He gets away from the cold blooded assassin twice. Will he find the traitor before getting killed?

Director:

George P. Cosmatos

Writers:

Adi Hasak, Ric Gibbs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Sheen ... Bobby Bishop
Donald Sutherland ... Jacob Conrad
Linda Hamilton ... Amanda Givens
Stephen Lang ... The Agent
Ben Gazzara ... Vice President Saxon
Nicholas Turturro ... Grasso
Stanley Anderson ... Atty. Gen. Toyanbee
Theodore Bikel ... Prof. Yuri Pochenko
Charles Cioffi ... Gen. Blackburn
Paul Gleason ... Blythe
Terry O'Quinn ... Frank Ridell
Sam Waterston ... The President
Gore Vidal ... Congressman Page
Henry Strozier ... Murphy
Dey Young ... Janet
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Storyline

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately gets killed by an assassin. Now bad guys are after Bobby as the only man who knows about a plot. Bishop must now not only survive, but to stop the conspirators from achieving their goal. And he doesn't know whom to trust. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Taglines:

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of absolute power.

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Action | Thriller

Certificate:

16 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1997 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Conspiración See more »

Filming Locations:

Prince George, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,370,831, 2 February 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,154,540, 9 February 1997
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Filmed in 1995. See more »

Goofs

The final scene involves Sheen throwing a basketball with great force to a basketball hoop (revealed a little later) that is a considerable distance away. The ball bounces lamely (in slow motion) on the ring/hoop - twice - but it should have bounced off with a force related to the supposed speed of its arrival. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Bishop: He who gets the first sound bite wins.
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Connections

References Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

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Very good indeed
1 August 2005 | by bart-robbrechtSee all my reviews

What's all the fuzz ? This is just a really good movie. This movie is the real evidence what a good movie should be for all who like political thrillers. Watch and relax. Don't bother the negativity's. For me a movie is good when it keeps me awake. I can assure you that , in this case it isn't any problem. There is no annoying minute in it. The camera movements are superb. The music score very functional. The acting of the protagonists can't be better. I don't understand why so much comments are negative. Perhaps those people don't like to give positive comments ? Anyway. I only want to give my comment and that's what counts for me. Every review is subjective.


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