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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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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
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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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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)  »

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 satellite zoom-in near the beginning of the film first shows Albemarle Sound in North Carolina, then zooms in to the Baltimore, Maryland harbor, several hundred miles north of the first image. See more »

Quotes

Jacob Conrad: I'm the authority here!
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References Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

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Too easy
7 February 2006 | by (San Francisco Bay Area) – 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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