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All the President's Men Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Conspiracy film specialist Alan J. Pakula turned journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's best-selling account of their Watergate investigation into one of the hit films of Bicentennial year 1976. While researching a story about a botched 1972 burglary of Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate apartment complex, green Washington Post reporters/rivals Woodward (Robert Redford, who also exec produced) and Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) stumble on a possible connection between the burglars and a White House staffer. With the circumspect approval of executive editor Ben Bradlee (Jason Robards), the pair digs deeper. Aided by a guilt-ridden turncoat bookkeeper (Jane Alexander) and the vital if cryptic guidance of Woodward's mystery source, Deep Throat (Hal Holbrook), Woodward and Bernstein "follow the money" all the way to the top of the Nixon administration. Despite Deep Throat's warnings that their lives are in danger, and the reluctance of older Post editors, Woodward and Bernstein are determined to get out the story of the crime and its presidential cover-up. Once Bradlee is convinced, the final teletype impassively taps out the historically explosive results. ~ Lucia Bozzola, Rovi

  • Release date:January 1, 1976

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Les Fresholtz Best Sound 1976 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Arthur Piantadosi Best Sound 1976 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Walter Coblenz Best Picture 1976 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jane Alexander Best Supporting Actress 1976 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences William Goldman Best Adapted Screenplay 1976 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association William Goldman Best Screenplay 1976 Nominee
National Board of Review Alan J. Pakula Best Director 1976 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Alan J. Pakula Best Director 1976 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Alan J. Pakula Best Picture 1976 Nominee
Directors Guild of America Alan J. Pakula Best Director 1976 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Alan J. Pakula Best Director 1976 Nominee
National Board of Review Jason Robards, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1976 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Jason Robards, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1976 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jason Robards, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1976 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Jason Robards, Jr. Best Supporting Actor 1976 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Jason Robards, Jr. Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 1976 Nominee

Cast

Dustin Hoffman
as Carl Bernstein
Robert Redford
as Bob Woodward
Jack Warden
as Harry Rosenfeld
Martin Balsam
as Howard Simons
Jason Robards, Jr.
as Ben Bradlee
Hal Holbrook
as Deep Throat
Jane Alexander
as Bookkeeper
Stephen Collins
as Hugh Sloan, Jr.
Ned Beatty
as D.A. Dardis
Penny Fuller
as Sally Aiken
John McMartin
as Foreign Editor
Robert Walden
as Donald Segretti
Frank Wills
as Frank Wills
Allyn Ann McLerie
as Carolyn Abbot
Meredith Baxter-Birney
as Debbie Sloan
Nate Esformes
as Gonzales
John Randolph
as Voice of Bob Haldeman
Gene Lindsey
as Baldwin
F. Murray Abraham
as 1st Arresting Officer
David Arkin
as Bachinski
Henry Calvert
as Barker
Dominic Chianese
as Martinez
Nicolas Coster
as Markham
Lindsay Crouse
as Kay Eddy
Valerie Curtin
as Miss Milland
Gene Dynarski
as Clerk
Richard Herd
as McCord
Polly Holliday
as Dardis' Secretary
James Karen
as Hugh Sloan's Lawyer
Frank Latimore
as Judge
Anthony Mannino
as Arresting Officer
James Murtaugh
as Library Clerk
John O'Leary
as Attorney
Jess Osuna
as FBI Man
Neva Patterson
as Angry Woman
George Pentecost
as George
Penny Peyser
as Sharon Lyons
Joshua Shelley
as Al Lewis
Sloane Shelton
as Bookkeepper's Sister
George Wyner
as Attorney
Stanley Clay
as Assistant Metro Editor
John Furlong
as Newsdesk Editor
Basil Hoffman
as Assistant Metro Editor
Jeff MacKay
as Reporter
Christopher Murray
as Photo Aide
Louis Quinn
as Salesman
Richard Venture
as Assistant Metro Editor
Wendell Wright
as Assistant Metro Editor
Bryan Clark
as Arguing Attorney
George Pentecost
as George
Joshua Shelley
as Al Lewis
Bryan Clark
as Arguing Attorney
Polly Holliday
as Dardis' Secretary
Dominic Chianese
as Martinez
Louis Quinn
as Salesman
Anthony Mannino
as Arresting Officer
Frank Latimore
as Judge
Valerie Curtin
as Miss Milland
Richard Venture
as Assistant Metro Editor
John Furlong
as Newsdesk Editor
Meredith Baxter-Birney
as Debbie Sloan
Christopher Murray
as Photo Aide
David Arkin
as Bachinski
George Wyner
as Attorney
Basil Hoffman
as Assistant Metro Editor
Penny Peyser
as Sharon Lyons
John O'Leary
as Attorney
James Murtaugh
as Library Clerk
Jeff MacKay
as Reporter
Nicolas Coster
as Markham
John Randolph
as Voice of Bob Haldeman
Henry Calvert
as Barker
Sloane Shelton
as Bookkeepper's Sister
Wendell Wright
as Assistant Metro Editor
F. Murray Abraham
as 1st Arresting Officer
Neva Patterson
as Angry Woman
Richard Herd
as McCord
Gene Dynarski
as Clerk
Stanley Clay
as Assistant Metro Editor
James Karen
as Hugh Sloan's Lawyer
Jess Osuna
as FBI Man
Lindsay Crouse
as Kay Eddy
Nate Esformes
as Gonzales
Gene Lindsey
as Baldwin

Crew

Alan J. Pakula
Director
Walter Coblenz
Producer
Jon Boorstin
Producer
Robert Redford
Producer
Carl Bernstein
Book Author
William Goldman
Screenwriter
Gordon Willis
Cinematographer
David Shire
Composer (Music Score)
C. Timothy O'Meara
Editor
Les Fresholtz
Sound/Sound Designer
Arthur Piantadosi
Sound/Sound Designer
Art Levinson
First Assistant Director
Kim Kurumada
First Assistant Director
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