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Shadow Conspiracy (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  31 January 1997 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bobby Bishop
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Jacob Conrad
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Amanda Givens
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The Agent
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Vice President Saxon
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Grasso
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Atty. Gen. Toyanbee
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Prof. Yuri Pochenko
Charles Cioffi ...
Gen. Blackburn
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Blythe
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Frank Ridell
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The President
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Congressman Page
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Murphy
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Janet
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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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Taglines:

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of absolute power.

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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31 January 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Shadow Program  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,370,831 (USA) (31 January 1997)

Gross:

$2,154,540 (USA) (7 February 1997)
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Trivia

When the US Secret Service wouldn't allow the filmmakers to land their UH-1 Huey they were using on the South Lawn, they used stock footage of the President's helicopter, Marine One, landing instead. See more »

Goofs

The final scene involves Sheen throwing a basketball with great force to a basketball hoop (revealed a little later) that is a considerable distance away. The ball bounces lamely (in slow motion) on the ring/hoop - twice - but it should have bounced off with a force related to the supposed speed of its arrival. See more »

Quotes

Jacob Conrad: I'm the authority here!
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References Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) See more »

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Very good indeed
1 August 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

What's all the fuzz ? This is just a really good movie. This movie is the real evidence what a good movie should be for all who like political thrillers. Watch and relax. Don't bother the negativity's. For me a movie is good when it keeps me awake. I can assure you that , in this case it isn't any problem. There is no annoying minute in it. The camera movements are superb. The music score very functional. The acting of the protagonists can't be better. I don't understand why so much comments are negative. Perhaps those people don't like to give positive comments ? Anyway. I only want to give my comment and that's what counts for me. Every review is subjective.


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