In Mercury Rising, Bruce Willis plays Agent
Art Jeffries, an outcast FBI agent who is assigned to protect a 9
year old autistic boy who is the target of United States government
assassins after he cracks a new top secret government code in a
crossword puzzle book.
The movie takes place in Chicago, and there's one
scene on the "L", when Willis and the boy flee government agents on
the Kennedy Expressway. Below are a selection of sound files and
pictures from the film. Below that, there's a list of random facts
about the movie. (All clips and pictures are © 1998 Universal
(47k): Simon Lynch wanders onto the tracks of the O'Hare
Blue with a 2200-series
train bearing down on him.
(42k): Two 2200s
pass each other.
(40k): Jeffries crouches with Simon between two
(41k): The 2200
passes Jeffries and stops.
(51k): A CTA crewman opens a door and leans out, seeing
what's going on.
(42k): After boarding the train, Simon studies a colorful
CTA map while Jeffries catches his breath.
(43k): The train pulls into a station.
(39k): An assassin moves into Jeffries' car.
(34k): Jeffries hangs onto the car by a handrail after
throwing the assassin off.
(54k): Jeffries tells a friend "I just killed a guy on the
Facts about the movie
- Jeffries and the boy board a Budd
car on the O'Hare branch of the Blue Line.