The 30th of March, 1981, the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs on a thin thread at the hospital, while the Soviet Union is ready to invade a Poland on the brink of a revolution. Based on actual events during the final stages of the cold war.
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also appears in the miniseries "The Reagans" (2003) (TV), which also covers this film's events. See more
Orange blocking tape on the floor in the restroom where John Hinckley Jr. is confronted by the police officer. Also in the same scene, legs of a lighting stand is visible under a door of one of the bathroom stalls. See more
I'm third in line!
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.82