R | | Action, Thriller
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?
Shadow Conspiracy (1997), Absolute Power (1997) and Murder at 1600 (1997), three political murder mystery suspense thrillers centering around the US President and the White House, both debuted in the same 1997 year.
He who gets the first sound bite wins.
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.
$1,370,831 (USA) (2 February 1997)
$2,154,540 (USA) (9 February 1997)
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