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Nixon (1995) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

3486

Avg. Rating:

2.73/4

# of Ratings:

60

Genres:

Biography, Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

12/20/1995

DVD Release:

08/19/2008

Director:

Oliver Stone

Actors:

Anthony Hopkins
Joan Allen
Powers Boothe
Ed Harris
Bob Hoskins
E.G. Marshall

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Oliver Stone's examination of Richard Nixon - from his strict Quaker upbringing to early political stirrings and the devastating loss to John F. Kennedy. Although sharing little charisma, his political machinations eventually pay off when he is elected president in 1968 - but, though safely ahead in polls, is brought down by paranoia when the Watergate scandal hits. -- Chris Kavan

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Gabe 06/10/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

Hopkins is great as the late president. But the movie is deathly slow. It's good, but not great.

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  Ichabod Crane
Ichabod Crane
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09/15/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Too much of Stone's hatred.

The problem with this film is stone makes it clear he hates Nixon. At every turn he makes him look as bad as possible. Saying outrageous things about him, which have no evidence. And his constant comparison to Kennedy is just annoying, because it does not stop. Nixon's good points are constantly smudged over, and are basically hidden from sight by Stone. Anthony Hopkins gives a strange performance and a highly inaccurate one. Nixon walks like some sort of troll, his voice is bizarre, it just is stone's own perception of him visually therefore inaccurate.

Oscar Nominee Best Actor Anthony Hopkins 1/5- this might be mostly Oliver Stone's fault but Nixon is portrayed far too poorly. Even if you extremely dislike Nixon this is not accurate in anyway. He acts way to strange and seems like a...

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1.5/4 

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