Frost / Nixon

R| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
In 1977, three years after the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency, Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) selects British TV personality David Frost (Michael Sheen) to conduct a one-on-one, exclusive interview. Though Nixon believes it will be easy to mislead Frost, and the latter's own team doubts that he can stand up to the former president, what actually unfolds is an unexpectedly candid and revealing interview before the court of public opinion.

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Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Frost / Nixon (2008)

Release Date: December 5th, 2008|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • Director Ron Howard has turned Peter Morgan's stage success into a grabber of a movie laced with tension, stinging wit and potent human drama. show more

  • What Ron Howard gets, to a degree that's astonishing in a two-hour film, is the density and complexity, as well as the generous entertainment quotient, of Peter Morgan's screenplay. show more

  • Frost/Nixon is not the epic gladiatorial face-off, the ricocheting verbal shoot-out that writer Morgan and filmmaker Howard imagined. show more

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  • August 12, 2009 ferniedog2u
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    Definately one of my new favorite films and the solid performance by Frank Langella says it all. Going from Dracula to Nixon is quite a long hard career and this performance in my opinion topped all his other works. The movie was engaging and interesting. Not everyone can take an interest in political science like Frost/Nixon but for those who can this is one not to be missed...

  • April 26, 2009 GETGEBBER
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    Somebody needs to award Michael Sheen w/an Oscar nom one of these days. He was great as Tony Blair in The Queen and now again as David Frost in Frost/Nixon. He seems to be expert at playing the suave smart Brit who gets out of jams.

  • February 21, 2009 imakeunuts
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    While Frank Langella was excellent & definitely Oscar worthy, I found this informative & interesting but very slow. I understand that it was not possible to cut from it as it was all pertinent information to the story line, but my husband slept most of the way thru it & I found my mind & eyes wandering all over the theater. While I see the attraction to this film & understand the hype for Oscar, Slumdog was 200% better than this was & definitely deserves the Oscar over Frost/Nixon

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