The Package
The Package (1989)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 25, 1989
DVD Release Date: May 15, 2001
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rita Kempley
Washington Post

The best in mindless entertainment.

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Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle

Decent thriller.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Smarter than most contemporary thrillers.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

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.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gripping little thriller with dependable Hackman in charge.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
Good conspiracy thriller film that seemed dated even when it came out, with Gene Hackman caught up in a plot on Gorbachev's life.
Danny Rovira
A compelling and enormously satisfying political thriller, About a career officer sergeant Johnny Gallagher played by Gene Hackman in a marvelous performance… More