Mercury Rising

Mercury Rising
Mercury Rising
  • R
  • 1h 51m
  • 1998
Rotten17%
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Art Jeffries (Bruce Willis), a renegade FBI agent, combats ruthless federal agents to protect Simon, a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code. He can read MERCURY, the advanced encryption code, as easily as other kids read English. This skill renders the new billion-dollar secret code vulnerable, especially if enemies of the United States should learn of Simon's abilities and capture him. Program chief Nick Kudrow (Alec Baldwin) orders the "security threat" eliminated, but Kudrow hasn't counted on Jeffries getting involved. As they are trailed by deadly assassins, Jeffries quickly realizes that no one can be trusted. Now time is running out, and he discovers his only hope of survival is using Simon's special ability to bring their adversaries to justice.

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Dragan Antulov
Rotten

June 20, 2017
Atlantic City Weekly
Lori Hoffman
Fresh

Surprisingly watchable

June 20, 2017
KFOR Channel 4 News
Blake Davis
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Bruce Willis, an autistic kid and lots of explosions. You do the math.

June 17, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date:April 3, 1998
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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