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In the Line of Fire (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $100,013,224Details
International Box Office $85,100,000
Worldwide Box Office $185,113,224
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Secret service agent Frank Horrigan was on duty the day president Kennedy was assassinated, a fact that still haunts him. The story picks up with Frank Horrigan when the current president is running for re-election and the psychotic Mitch Leary taunts Horrigan by sharing his plans to kill the president. Frank Horrigan again goes on presidential protection duty determined not to lose another president.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
95% - Certified Fresh
79% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 9th, 1993 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: April 30th, 1997 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language.
Running Time: 123 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures


   Frank Horrigan
John Malkovich    Mitch Leary
Rene Russo    Secret Service Agent Lilly Raines
Dylan McDermott    Al D'Andrea
Gary Cole    Bill Watts
Fred Dalton Thompson    White House Chief of Staff Harry Sargent
John Mahoney    Secret Service Director Sam Campagna
Greg Alan Williams    Matt Wilder
Jim Curley    President
Sally Hughes    First Lady
Clyde Kusatsu    Jack Okura
Steve Hytner    Tony Carducci
Tobin Bell    Mendoza
Bob Schott    Jimmy Hendrickson
Juan A. Riojas    Raul
Elsa Raven    Booth's Landlady
Arthur Senzy    Paramedic
Patrika Darbo    Pam Magnus
Mary Van Arsdel    Sally
Ryan Cutrona    LAPD Brass
Lawrence Lowe    FBI Technician
Brian Libby    FBI Supervisor
Eric Bruskotter    Young Agent
Patrick Caddell    Political Speaker
John Heard    Professor Riger
Alan Toy    Walter Wickland
Carl Ciarfalio    CIA Agent Collins
Walt MacPherson    Hunter
Robert Peters    Hunter
Tyde Kierney    Police Captain Howard
Anthony Peck    FBI Official
Rick Hurst    Bartender
Doris E. McMillon    DC News Anchor
Robert Sandoval    Bellboy
Joshua Malina    Agent Chavez
William G. Schilling    Sanford Riggs
Michael Kirk    Computer Technician/Bates
Richard Camphuis    Party Fat Cat
Marlan Clarke    Marge
Robert Alan Beuth    Man at Bank
Susan Lee Hoffman    Woman at Bank
Donna Hamilton    Reporter at Dulles
Bob Jimenez    Reporter at Hotel
Cylk Cozart    Agent Cozart
Michael Zurich    Agent Zurich
Rich DiDonato    Undercover Agent
Jeffrey Kurt Miller    Undercover Agent
Kirk Jordan    Agent

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jeff Maguire
Producer    Jeff Apple
Executive Producer    Wolfgang Petersen
Executive Producer    Gail Katz
Executive Producer    David Valdes
Production Designer    Lilly Kilvert
Editor    Anne V. Coates
Composer    Ennio Morricone
Director of Photography    John Bailey
Co-Producer    Bob Rosenthal
Assistant Director    Peter Kohn
Unit Production Manager    David Lester
Art Director    John Warnke
Set Decorator    Kara Lindstrom
Set Decorator    A. Charles Carnaggio
Second Unit Photography    Mark Vargo
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Nelson
Special Effects Supervisor    Scott Gershin
Costume Designer    Erica Edell Phillips
Costume Supervisor    Amy Stofsky
Additional Editor    Steven Kemper
Sound Mixer    Willie Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregg Baxter
Supervising Sound Effects Editor    Scott Gershin
Sound Effects Editor    Randy Kelley
Sound Effects Editor    Frank Smathers
Sound Effects Editor    Jay B. Richardson
Sound Effects Editor    Dino DiMuro
Dialogue Editor    Dan Rich
Dialogue Editor    Christopher Assells
Dialogue Editor    Chris Hogan
Music Editor    Bill Abbott
Makeup    James Lee McCoy
Makeup    Werner Keppler
Hairstylist    Carol O'Connell
Hairstylist    Bridgett Cook
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Stunt Coordinator    Buddy Van Horn
Assistant Director    Lee Cleary

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/07/09 3 $15,269,388   1,903 $8,024   $15,269,388 3
1993/07/16 2 $13,056,252 -14% 2,089 $6,250   $36,058,993 10
1993/07/23 2 $11,214,003 -14% 2,129 $5,267   $54,119,247 17
1993/07/30 2 $8,006,617 -29% 2,129 $3,761   $67,751,737 24
1993/08/06 3 $5,810,389 -27% 1,925 $3,018   $77,351,000 31
1993/08/13 5 $4,461,092 -23% 1,808 $2,467   $84,205,291 38
1993/08/20 6 $3,419,070 -23% 1,683 $2,032   $89,640,352 45
1993/08/27 8 $2,609,808 -24% 1,472 $1,773   $93,706,011 52
1993/09/03 8 $3,204,352 +23% 1,274 $2,515   $97,875,022 59
1993/09/10 8 $1,611,515 -50% 1,127 $1,430   $100,013,224 66

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