Double bill of Bruce Willis features. In 'Mercury Rising' (1998) Simon, an autistic nine-year-old, has inadvertently cracked the US government's new secret code, making him a prime security threat in the eyes of the FBI. With Programme Chief Nick Kudrow (Alec Baldwin) ordering his elimination, Simon's only hope of survival comes from renegade agent Art Jeffries (Bruce Willis), who realises they must make full use of each other's special skills to stay one step ahead of their pursuers. In 'The Jackal' (1997) (Bruce Willis) is an assassin with a thousand faces, and his latest prey is a top US government official. In an attempt to prevent the killing, the FBI's Deputy Director (Sidney Poitier) sets a thief to catch a thief, releasing imprisoned underground operative Declan Mulqueen (Richard Gere) to bring the Jackal to book.