Nixon Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3432

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 61

Theatrical Release Date: 12/20/1995

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 08/19/2008

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Oliver Stone

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

Plot: 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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Rating of
4/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/25/2019

Boasting a cumbersome runtime and reckless unevenness, "Nixon" is a tragic, intense, and surprisingly sympathetic biopic of the United States' most infamous and complicated political figure.

Rating of
2.5/4

Gabe - wrote on 06/10/2008

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

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Rating of
1.5/4

Too much of Stone's hatred.

Ichabod Crane - wrote on 09/15/2008

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 …

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