The 30th of March, 1981, the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs on a thin thread at the hospital, while the Soviet Union is ready to invade a Poland on the brink of a revolution. Based on actual events during the final stages of the cold war.
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also appears in the miniseries "The Reagans" (2003) (TV), which also covers this film's events. See more
Most of the actors bear no resemblance to the figures they are playing. See more
Who gives a shit about the Academy Awards?
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.82