In The Line Of Fire

  • CERT 15
  • 2002
  • 2 HRS 3 MINS
In The Line Of Fire

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Aging secret service agent Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood), on duty the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, is still unable to forget his failure on that fateful day, even as he nears retirement in 1993. When Mitch Leary (John Malkovich), a psychotic man calling himself Booth, threatens to kill the current president, Horrigan is the only one who takes the threat seriously. Over time, a cat-and-mouse game develops between the potential assassin and the agent; Horrigan sees the game as a chance to redeem his earlier failure and escape a life that has fallen into alcoholism and self-pity. With his only allies his partner (Dylan McDermott), who realizes he can't handle being a secret service agent and wants to resign, and a female agent (Rene Russo) whom he alternately annoys and attracts, Horrigan takes on Leary one-on-one in a fight to save the president, his job, and his self-respect.


Clint Eastwood Dylan McDermott Fred Dalton Thompson Gary Cole John Mahoney John Malkovich Rene Russo Wolfgang Petersen


Drama, Thriller


Contains strong violence and language


2 hours 3 minutes



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