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Shadow Conspiracy (1997)

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about... See full summary »

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Storyline

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately gets killed by an assassin. Now bad guys are after Bobby as the only man who knows about a plot. Bishop must now not only survive, but to stop the conspirators from achieving their goal. And he doesn't know whom to trust. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Life, liberty, and the pursuit of absolute power.

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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31 January 1997 (USA)  »

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The Shadow Program  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,370,831, 2 February 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,154,540, 9 February 1997
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shadow Conspiracy (1997), Absolute Power (1997) and Murder at 1600 (1997), three political murder mystery suspense thrillers centering around the US President and the White House, both debuted in the same 1997 year. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie when Bishop gets dressed to meet Congressman Page and later to conduct the news conference he is wearing a dark brown two-piece suit but when he show up at dinner with Conrad, Bishop is wearing a three-piece dark blue suit. See more »

Quotes

Jacob Conrad: I'm the authority here!
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Too easy
7 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

They make everything too easy in this film. It sort of reminded me of Indiana Jones where he hides on the outside of a submarine during an ocean crossing. Everybody knows everything that's going on, it's just real easy to get anyplace you want in the White House. I don't even know why I watched half of it. Because I like Charlie Sheen and Donald Sutherland. I expect the usual ability to dodge bullets from every angle, and be able to run faster than a motorcycle (usually it's faster than a car in a garage or a allyway). It was silly, mostly, and I didn't even know then had a ten-story elevator in the White House. Anyway, anything conspiratorial is always interesting.


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