Actors: Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy, Tommy Lee Jones, John Heard, Pam Grier, Dennis Franz
|Plot Summary of The Package|
THE PACKAGE is a movie directed by Andrew Davis (The Fugitive) in 1989.
As the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. have just signed a treaty requiring the destruction of their mutual nuclear weapons, Sgt. Johnny Gallagher is asked to transfer the soldier Walter Henke from Berlin to Arlington. At the airport, Henke escapes and disappears. With the help of his ex-wife and a Chicago policeman, Gallagher will try to find his prisoner whose real name is Boyette, a professional hitman hired by governmental subgroups. Gallagher will finally understand that Boyette's mission is to kill the Soviet leader Mikhael Gorbachev during his stay in Chicago.
This synopsis report prepared by Daniel Staebler
|Script Analysis of The Package|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Actual chase scenes or violence - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Time/Era of Movie:
- preventing an assassination
- infantry soldier
- White (American)
- Washington D.C.
- fort/military installation
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately messy visuals of dead
Kind of violence:
Unusual forms of death
- Some foul language
Lot of special effects?
Kinds of F/X
- exploding vehicles
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