R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code.
Actor Miko Hughes spent time with many autistic children at a special school. He also worked with a Chicago child psychologist to understand how to portray an autistic child.
FBI Supervisor Hartley:
Let's go down.
The sound effect of a tooting locomotive air horn is incorrect for a Chicago CTA "L". CTA trains make a whistle-like bleeping sound.
The german TV-Channel RTL cut all of the violence out of the movie, to send it on an earlier timespot (8.15pm).
$10,104,715 (USA) (5 April 1998)
$32,940,507 (USA) (5 July 1998)