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

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Awards

Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Directing