The Package (1989)

6.5 / Rated by 2 people

108 min.
Plot  Gene Hackman stars as Johnny Gallagher, a Special Forces Master Sergeant in the United States Army who is assigned to escort a prisoner, an Army deserter named Thomas Boyette (Tommy Lee Jones), from West Berlin back to the United States. When Boyette escapes, Gallagher pursues him and discovers that Boyette is actually a professional assassin hired to kill the leader of the Soviet Union after a meeting in Chicago with the president of the United States. Gallagher is joined by his ex-wife Eileen, a lieutenant colonel in the Judge Advocate General Corps of the US Army (Joanna Cassidy) and Chicago police Lt. Milan Delich (Dennis Franz).




Gene Hackman
U.S. Army Master Sergeant Johnny Gallagher
Joanna Cassidy
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Eileen Gallagher
Tommy Lee Jones
Thomas Boyette
John Heard
U.S. Army Colonel Glen Whitacre
Dennis Franz
Chicago Police Lieutenant Milan Delich
Pam Grier
U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant Ruth Butler
Reni Santoni
Chicago Police lieutenant
Ron Dean
Karl Richards
Harry Lennix
Johnny's Field Soldier
Chelcie Ross
General Hopkins
Nathan Davis
Soviet Press Secretary


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The Package
English Original Title

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United States




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