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The Sentinel

Secret Service agent Pete Garrison (Michael Douglas) is accused of being a traitor about the same time as he discovers a plot to assassinate the President of the United States. Now he must find a way to clear his name while also trying to protect the country's Commander in Chief. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 20 Apr 2006
Video Release: 28 Aug 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Life at the Whitehouse and the interactions of the residents with their security people has been the premise of other Hollywood scripts, such as First Daughter and First Kid.

Home Video Extra Features

Be on your guard for the DVD release of the Sentinel. Available in either widescreen or pan and scan presentations, the disc offers the following bonus material: alternate/deleted scenes (with optional commentary), and alternate ending (with optional commentary), an audio commentary with director Clark Johnson and writer George Nolfi and the theatrical trailers. Also included are the documentaries The Secret Service on a Tradition of Excellence and In the President’s Shadow: Protecting the President. Audio tracks are provided in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital Surround) and Spanish (Dolby Digital Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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