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3.0
386 Ratings

In the Line of Fire

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
United States, 1993
Crime

Synopsis

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself “Booth” threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come back to protection detail.

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In the Line of Fire Directed by Wolfgang Petersen

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1994 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

BAFTA Awards

1994 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Writers Guild of America

1994 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1994 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Critics reviews

Thanks to Eastwood’s expertly gruff persona—which he perfected in the Dirty Harry films and other thrillers like Tightrope—the film is a mindful, realistic thriller that churns ahead with purpose instead of being endlessly labyrinthine like its contemporaries.
July 27, 2016
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