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• USA: Mar 26, 1997
DVD Release Date
• R1: Feb 24, 1998
Rated R for strong brutal violence, and for language.
1 hour, 51 minutes
Studio Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment
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• The Devil's Own
• Vertrauter Feind (1997)
|Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Suspense, Police, Terrorism, Betrayal, Political, Deception, Revenge, Detectives, Murder, Spy, Demonic Possession, Psychos, Gore|
Tagline: One man trapped by destiny, and another bound by duty. They're about to discover what they're willing to fight, and to die for.
Plot: THE DEVIL’S OWN is an intelligent suspense thriller by award-winning director Alan J. Pakula. Francis "Frankie" McGuire (Brad Pitt) is an IRA terrorist fueled by the need to avenge his father's execution, which he witnessed as a child in Belfast, Northern Ireland. McGuire comes to New York under an alias on a mission to acquire missiles for use back home in the Northern Irish fight for independence from the British. Needing a hideout, he's placed in the home of Irish-American Tom O'Meara (Harrison Ford), an ethical family man whose background as a veteran cop presents a perfect cover. However, an unexpected bond develops between the two men, and Frankie finds himself viewing O’Meara as a long-lost father figure. Yet the men’s friendship is doomed by the weight of Frankie’s lies, his secret mission, and the violent world that he belongs to--one that is bound to invade his protector’s house. The film, revealing a complex plot and equally complex characters, was the last directorial effort from Pakula, who died in a tragic car accident.
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| Directed by|
Alan J. Pakula
All the President's Men, The Pelican Brief, Presumed Innocent
| Written by|
Tombstone, Rambo: First Blood Part II, The Tracker