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George Englund Jr.
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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When Boyette/Henke while dressed as a Priest, enters an elevated train stop. As he emerges from the stairs to the platform above, the public address system begins. Listen closely. The voice on the P.A. is Tommy Lee Jones. See more »
When they shoot Henke, the patsy, and leave a rifle across his lap.
That rifle would not have the fired cartridges fired missing from the magazine. Nor would it have the correct rifling pattern on the bullets or the correct firing pin and ejector marks on the casings. They'd also have to police the spent casings to put with Henke, which can be hard to find since auto-loading rifles can fling them quite far.
The Steyr AUG used has a quick change barrel, it would be easy to pull the barrel from the assassin's rifle and place it in the patsy's rifle. Same with the magazine, so it would show the correct number of fired cartridges missing. Only the ejector and firing pin markings would be different.
That's a lot work, so it would have just been easier to use the rifle Henke touched and then replace it later so it had his prints on it. See more »
During this movie I had some fun to predict what will happen next. If you had watched (or read) many Thrillers with the Cold War as Topic it's quite easy. This movie is like a time travel back to 1980's. The music score was typical 80's as the photography of the action scenes. Not only the photography and the score were solid like all the actors. Gene Hackman was the leading cast next to Tommy Lee Jones, Dennis Franz, Pam Grier and Joanna Cassidy. Gene Hackman is more or the less the same character as he was in many other thrillers. This time he is a good U.S. Sgt. who had some bad luck in his life but is still good enough to fight against all enemies of the U.S. Tommy Lee Jones is playing a villain and he always was great in such Roles. Hopefully he is doing more roles like that again in the future.
The suspenseful final wasn't without flaws but overall I enjoyed "The Package". Not the best Cold War Thriller but entertaining enough.
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