In the Line of Fire is a 1993 American action thriller film, directed by Wolfgang Petersen and starring Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich and Rene Russo. Written by Jeff Maguire, the film is about a disillusioned and obsessed former CIA agent who attempts to assassinate the President of the United States and the Secret Service agent who tracks him. Eastwood's character is the sole active-duty Secret Service agent remaining from the detail guarding John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, at the time of his assassination in 1963. The film also stars Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, John Mahoney, and Fred Thompson.
The film was co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Castle Rock Entertainment, with Columbia handling distribution. Eastwood and Petersen also originally offered the role of Leary to Robert De Niro, who turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with A Bronx Tale. After In the Line of Fire, Eastwood directed every film he starred in, until 2012's Trouble with the Curve.
In The Line Of Fire is a highly popular Movie. That Movie won Academy Award Best Supporting Actor in 1993, Academy Award Best Film Editing in 1993, Academy Award Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen) in 1993, Golden Globe Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 1993, and British Academy of Film & Television Arts Original Screenplay in 1993. This was Jeff Apple’s 1st Movie. In The Line Of Fire was one of this most popular pieces. This was Wolfgangpetersen’s 0th Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was Troy. Movie`s leading actors are Gary Cole, Clint Eastwood, and Tobin Bell.
Gary Cole was born in Park Ridge, Illinois on 1956-09-20, and won
1 award. Screen Actors Guild Awards for the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Clint Eastwood was born in San Francisco, California on 1930-05-31, and won
5 awards. Golden Globe for the Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites). You can also watch other Movie from that genre such as The Package, The Day of the Jackal, and North by Northwest.