Johnny Gallagher, a sergeant, is sent from Germany with a prisoner. The prisoner escapes from the men's room at National Airport and Hackman begins his search for his man. Enlisting the help of his ex-wife and various old friends, he finds that the prisoner is part of a plot by senior military personnel on both sides to kill a very high-ranking world figure in order to sabotage arms control talks. Written by
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Gene Hackman is up against Tommy Lee Jones. Let the best man win!
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Did You Know?
Although the story is set in various places around the world, nearly all of the film (including scenes set in Washington and Germany) were filmed in the area of the director's home town, Chicago. See more
When Gallagher grasps Whitacre at the station, he holds his coat in different ways depending on camera shot. See more
Sgt. Johnny Gallagher
I lost my package, a prisoner I was bringing back from Germany
Referenced in Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier
Soul of the Land
Performed and Written by William Olvis
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