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The Assassination File (1996)

An ex-FBI agent gradually uncovers the nature of a conspiracy behind the death of a black presidential candidate.

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John Harrison

Writer:

Bruce Miller
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sherilyn Fenn ... Lauren Jacobs
Tom Verica ... Jack Byrne
Dan Butler ... Harvey Young
Diedrich Bader ... Scott McDonough
Victor Love ... Anthony Laskey
Kevin Corrigan Kevin Corrigan ... Nate Cochran
Larry John Meyers Larry John Meyers ... Attorney Gerneral Ceyes
Paul Winfield ... Senator Alan Laskey
Curt DeBor Curt DeBor ... Greg Malone
Betsy Zajko ... Tracey Pizzaro
Clifford Happy Clifford Happy ... Assassin #1
Tierre Turner ... Assassin #2
Marty Schiff ... Sid
Marlynne Frierson Cooley ... Officer Sarah Kovallis
Tommy Lafitte Tommy Lafitte ... Officer Perry Thomas
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An ex-FBI agent gradually uncovers the nature of a conspiracy behind the death of a black presidential candidate.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Out in the Cold See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Not bad, and it stars Sherilyn!
10 February 2000 | by hawkman217See all my reviews

The Assassination File, starring several familiar faces from TV, was a pretty good political mystery/thriller. I found Sherilyn Fenn believable as a former FBI agent who has to eventually find out who killed a presidential candidate she was responsible for guarding.

The supporting characters did a good job with their roles; I was never sure who was trustworthy, which is a plus with who-done-it movies.

I found myself wanting the story to go on after the conclusion because I really cared about the main characters. I think Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks, Boxing Helena) is probably the most beautiful actress working, so I may be a little prejudiced, but I thought she did a great job in this film. I liked it (and her) enough to rent some more of her older films to see.

Score: 7


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