The Package ★★½ 1989 (R)
An espionage thriller about an army sergeant who loses the prisoner he escorts into the U.S. When he tries to track him down, he uncovers a military plot to start WWIII. Hackman is believable in his role as the sergeant. 108m/C VHS, DVD . Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Dennis Franz, Pam Grier, John Heard, Reni Santoni, Thalmus Rasulala, Ike Pappas, Kevin Crowley, Wilhelm von Homburg; D: Andrew Davis; W: John Bishop; M: James Newton Howard.