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In the Line of Fire

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In the Line of Fire is a 1993 film about a psychopath who attempts to assassinate the President of the United States.

The film was directed by Wolfgang Petersen and stars Clint Eastwood as a Secret Service agent assigned to protect the President, and John Malkovich as the would-be assassin.

Eastwood's character is the sole active duty Secret Service agent remaining from the detail guarding John F. Kennedy in Dallas at the time of his murder. Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott and Fred Dalton Thompson also star. The movie was distributed by Columbia Pictures and Castle Rock Entertainment.

The famous quote "You've got a rendezvous with my ass, mother fucker!" is from this film.

The film earned three Academy Award nominations: John Malkovich for best supporting actor, Jeff Maguire for best original screenplay, and Anne Coates for best editing.

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