R | | Action, Crime, Mystery
A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime.
Sir Sean Connery was considered for the role of Edward "Brill" Lyle.
Congressman Phillip Hammersley:
Come on. Come on, mutt. Now, look at that ball. All right. Come on, get that ball. Ah!
During the fire in the hotel and subsequent ambulance ride that is supposed to be set in DC, the responding engine has a Baltimore City Fire patch, and the paramedic is wearing a Maryland Paramedic patch.
The CNN journalist is a fictitious character.
In the "Unrated Extended Version", the rogue NSA agents are shown hacking into Dean's office computer.
$20,038,573 (USA) (22 November 1998)
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