STARRING: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, David Strathairn, Timothy Busfield, George Hearn, Stephen Tobolowsky, James Earl Jones

1992, 126 Minutes, Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Description: Follows a raggedy group of corporate security experts who get in over their heads when they accept an assignment poaching some hot hardware for the National Security Agency. Robert Redford plays the group's guru, an aging techno-anarchist who has been hiding from the feds since the early 1970s; his companionable gang of freaks includes Dan Aykroyd, David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, the late River Phoenix, and Sidney Poitier, as a veteran CIA operative turned "sneaker." The technological black box that everybody is after, an array of computer chips that can decode any encrypted message.

High-tech caper tale about a specialist computer security team led by Robert Redford.

Despite its high-tech concerns this film is somehow decidedly old-fashioned (and it has nothing to do with Redford as the leading man) and with its flat look and sometimes slow pacing it curiously feels like a movie made in the 'Seventies.


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