Released on April 01 of 1998 in the USA, "Mercury Rising" (also known as "Simon", "Codice Mercury", "Mercury Puzzle, Das") is an Action/Drama/Thriller film directed by Harold Becker, and written by Lawrence Konner (screenplay) . Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin are starring, alongside Miko Hughes, Chi McBride, Kim Dickens and Robert Stanton.
The boy no one could reach. The code no one could crack. The agent no one could stop.
Who is the director of "Mercury Rising":
Mercury Rising was directed by Harold Becker, an American director, and producer.
Before making Mercury Rising, Harold Becker had directed City Hall, released in 1996, Malice (1993), Sea of Love (1989), The Boost (1988), The Big Town (1987), and Taps (1981). Since, he directed Domestic Disturbance, released in 2001, Vengeance: A Love Story (2010).
When was "Mercury Rising" released:
Mercury Rising was initially released on Wednesday, April 01, 1998, in the United States.. This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 02, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 29, 1998 in France; Thursday, May 28, 1998 in Germany; Thursday, April 09, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, October 10, 1998 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Mercury Rising":
At the casting of Mercury Rising we find Bruce Willis, previously seen in The Jackal (1997) and The Fifth Element (1997); Alec Baldwin (The Edge (1997), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)); Miko Hughes (Spawn (1997), Zeus and Roxanne (1997)) [ more... ]
- James MacDonald and John Carroll Lynch, Richard Riehle also worked together in The Fan, released in 1996.
- Alec Baldwin and Jack Conley also appeared in Fun with Dick and Jane, released in 2005.
- Alec Baldwin and Hank Harris can both be seen in Pearl Harbor, released in 2001.
- Jack Conley and Richard Riehle have both also be seen in Judas Kiss, released in 1998.
What is the Storyline of "Mercury Rising":
The film opens with a hostage situation in South Dakota where FBI Agent Art Jefferies (Bruce Willis), who, as the inside man, protects a 19 year old kid named James while trying to talk a bank robber named Edgar Halstrom into surrendering. However, the FBI task force kills the robbers and James. Jefferies confronts his superior, who tells him he'd report to Washington.
A cryptographic code called "Mercury" was created by the National Security Agency and allegedly so complex that its creators believe [...]
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