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The Package 1989

From Amazon: Gene Hackman is a career officer assigned a routine mission well beneath him: deliver a prisoner (Tommy Lee Jones) from Europe to the United States. However, the simple assignment becomes a daring cat-and-mouse game played as the last flames of the Cold War are flickering. This is the first of three films that teamed Jones with director Andrew Davis. In 1989 Jones was a wild card: an actor respected but only popping up in grade B fare. After Davis's Under Siege and The Fugitive, Jones was America's favorite gruff character actor, with an Oscar on his mantel. With a weaker script, Davis still creates the same kind of magic here....

Directed By:
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Written By:
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Gene HackmanGene Hackman
No image existsTommy Lee Jones
No image existsJoanna Cassidy
No image existsDennis Franz
No image existsPam Grier
No image existsJohn Heard
No image existsReni Santoni
No image existsThalmus Rasulala
No image existsIke Pappas

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The Package Movie Review by Movie Addict (9/3/2007)

Maybe it was his role as Gary Gilmore in The Exectioner's Song seven years previous that got him noticed and cast in this movie, but the career of Tommy Lee Jones, roommate of Al Gore at Harvard, was never the same afterwards. He got the crazy role in Under Siege and the the super role in The Fugutive and the rest is...

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