Frost/Nixon Poster

Release Date: December 5th, 2008

DVD Release Date: April 21st, 2009

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.

Cast: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Rebecca Hall, Toby Jones, Matthew McFadyen, Oliver Platt, Sam Rockwell

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Working Title Films, Imagine Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures, Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1970s, Witty, Hotel, Engaging, Los Angeles, Love interest, Pursuit

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Awards

Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Directing