The Package
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The Package, a thriller involving political assassination and intrigue, is an excellent action feature using a familiar theme and providing good performances by the cast. Boyette (Tommy Lee Jones) is a prisoner entrusted to Gallagher (Gene Hackman) for transportation back to the United States. Boyette escapes and Gallagher must find him. In doing so, Gallagher finds himself getting into far more than he had bargained for as he becomes involved in a political assignation plot that he must stop. Both Hackman and Jones are excellent in reprising familiar roles. Hackman is never better than when… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The best in mindless entertainment."
‑ Rita Kempley, Washington Post
"Decent thriller."
‑ Boo Allen, Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
"Smarter than most contemporary thrillers."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Style and drive are everything in movies that have storylines that don't hold up to scrutiny, and The Package is as flat and bland as they come."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"Gripping little thriller with dependable Hackman in charge."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
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