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.
Gene Hackman played another character named "Brill" in The Split (1968).
Congressman Phillip Hammersley:
Come on. Come on, mutt. Now, look at that ball. All right. Come on, get that ball. Ah!
When the conspirators are inspecting the security camera footage of Dean's shopping bag, Fiedler tells the tech to rotate the image 75 degrees around the Z axis, but the image clearly rotates more than that, roughly some 110-120 degrees.
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