R | | Action, Thriller
A lawyer becomes targeted by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a politically motivated crime.
The newspaper article that clears Robert Clayton Dean of all charges at the end of this movie was signed by Kilian Kerwin, who is not credited in this movie, but has worked as assistant to director Tony Scott.
Congressman Phillip Hammersley:
Come on. Come on, mutt. Now, look at that ball. All right. Come on, get that ball. Ah!
When the NSA agent watching Brill's vehicle on the Satellite imagery dispatches the NSA "hit team" to Brill's secret location (the "Jar") he tells them to proceed to Latitude 30 degrees, 64 minutes and Longitude 72 degrees, 29 minutes. Not only is this an incorrect syntax to identify a location using that nomenclature, it also places Brill's location about 547 miles east north east of Jacksonville, Florida at a spot in the Atlantic Ocean.
The CNN journalist is a fictitious character.
Also available in an "Unrated Extended Edition" which features some new/extended footage (ca. 7 minutes) like some explicit shots of the senator with his secretary or Dean finding his dead ex-girlfriend covered in blood.
$20,038,573 22 November 1998