• Absolute Power (1997)

Absolute Power

Release Date: February 7th, 1997

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 1997

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

While robbing the home of aging billionaire Walter Sullivan (E.G. Marshall), Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) is interrupted by an amorous couple entering the building. As Whitney hides, he sees Sullivan's young wife, Christy (Melora Hardin), and the U.S. President, Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman). When their affection turns violent, Christy is killed by the Secret Service. Although Whitney flees, he is framed for the murder. Now, he seeks justice with the help of detective Seth Frank (Ed Harris).

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Judy Davis, Scott Glenn, Dennis Haysbert, E.G. Marshall

Director: Clint Eastwood

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Malpaso Company, Castle Rock Entertainment

Keywords: 1990s, Dark, Pursuit, Suspenseful, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Barbara ShulgasserSan Francisco Examiner

    Eastwood is perfect as the bad guy (a thief) you root for. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    A first-rate thriller about arrogance at the top. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A tight, taut thriller with a twist. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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