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FULL SYNOPSIS

[[Performer~P112907~Oliver Stone~oliverstone]], the most outspokenly political American filmmaker of the 1980s and '90s, directs this epic-length biography of [[Performer~P52812~Richard Nixon~richardmnixon]], the 37th President of the U.S., who was re-elected by a landslide in 1972, only to resign in disgrace two years later. Taking a non-linear approach, Nixon jumps back and forth between many different periods and events, from [[Performer~P52812~Nixon~richardmnixon]]'s strict upbringing at the hands of his Quaker mother, through the many peaks and valleys of his political career, to his downfall in the wake of the Watergate scandal. The facts of his life are blended with supposition and speculation to create a portrait that is often critical of the man's policies but displays an unexpected compassion toward his failings as a human being. [[Performer~P94812~Anthony Hopkins~anthonyhopkins]] stars as [[Performer~P52812~Nixon~richardmnixon]], [[Performer~P1026~Joan Allen~joanallen]] plays his long-suffering wife Pat, [[Performer~P67856~Mary Steenburgen~marysteenburgen]] portrays his mother Hannah, [[Performer~P33185~Bob Hoskins~bobhoskins]] is cast as J. Edgar Hoover, [[Performer~P7388~Powers Boothe~powersboothe]] plays Alexander Haig, [[Performer~P66963~Paul Sorvino~paulsorvino]] portrays Henry Kisinger, and [[Performer~P30614~Ed Harris~edharris]] plays E. Howard Hunt. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Chicago Film Critics Association Oliver Stone Best Director 1995 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oliver Stone Best Original Screenplay 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences John Williams Best Original Dramatic Score 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Stephen J. Rivele Best Original Screenplay 1995 Nominee
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Joan Allen Best Supporting Actress 1994 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Joan Allen Best Supporting Actress 1995 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Joan Allen Best Supporting Actress 1995 Winner
Screen Actors Guild Joan Allen Best Actress 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Joan Allen Best Supporting Actress 1995 Nominee
Screen Actors Guild Anthony Hopkins Best Actor 1995 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Anthony Hopkins Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Anthony Hopkins Best Actor 1995 Nominee

Cast

Anthony Hopkins
as Richard M. Nixon
Joan Allen
as Pat Nixon
Powers Boothe
as Alexander Haig
Ed Harris
as E. Howard Hunt
Bob Hoskins
as J. Edger Hoover
E.G. Marshall
as John Mitchell
Richard Fancy
as Mel Laird
Madeline Kahn
as Martha Mitchell
Fima Noveck
as Andre Gromyko
Kevin Dunn
as Charles Colson
James Woods
as H.R. Haldeman
James Karen
as Bill Rogers
Bridgette Wilson
as Sandy
Boris Sichkin
as Leonid Brezhnev
Jack Wallace
as Football Coach
Joanna Going
as Young Student
Harry Murphy
as Fan #1
Clayton Townsend
as Floor Manager #1
Bill Bolender
as Bethesda Doctor
David Hyde Pierce
as John Dean
Tony Lo Bianco
as Johnny Roselli
Bai Ling
as Chinese Interpreter
Sean Stone
as Donald Nixon
Lenny Vullo
as Bernard Barker
Ric Young
as Mao-tse-tung
Julie Condra
as Young Pat Nixon
Mary Steenburgen
as Hannah Nixon
Paul Sorvino
as Henry Kissinger
John Stockwell
as Staffer #1
Larry Hagman
as 'Jack Jones'
Howard Platt
as Lawyer At Party
Jon Tenney
as Reporter #1
David Paymer
as Ron Ziegler
Tony Plana
as Manolo Sanchez
Marilyn Rockafellow
as Helen Smith
Corey Carrier
as Richard M. Nixon at 12
Ronald Von Klaussen
as James Mccord
John C. McGinley
as Man in newsreel
Chuck Preiffer
as Secret Service Agent #2
Marley Shelton
as Tricia Nixon
Annabeth Gish
as Julie Nixon
Tony Goldwyn
as Harold Nixon
Dan Hedaya
as Trina Cardoza
Tom Bower
as Frank Nixon
John Diehl
as G. Gordon Liddy
Donna Dixon
as Maureen Dean
James Pickens, Jr.
as Black Orator
George Plimpton
as President's Lawyer
Robert Beltran
as Frank Sturgis
Victor Rivers
as Cuban Plumber
John Cunningham
as Bob
Julie Araskog
as Reporter #2
Michael Chiklis
as Tv Director
Wilson Cruz
as Joaquin
Fyvush Finkel
as Murray Chotiner
Edward Herrmann
as Nelson Rockefeller
Oliver Stone
as Voice-over during credits [uncredited]
Saul Rubinek
as Herb Klein
Drew Snyder
as Moderator
David Barry Gray
as Richard M. Nixon at 19
Charles Haugk
as Staffer #2
John Bedford Lloyd
as Cuban Man
J.T. Walsh
as John Ehlichman
O'Neal Compton
as Texas Man

Crew

Oliver Stone
Director
Oliver Stone
Producer
Clayton Townsend
Producer
Andrew G. Vajna
Producer
Stephen J. Rivele
Screenwriter
Oliver Stone
Screenwriter
Robert Richardson
Cinematographer
John Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Hank Corwin
Editor
Brian Berdan
Editor
Victor Kempster
Production Designer
Don Woodruff
Art Director
Richard Mays
Art Director
Margery Zweizig
Art Director
Dan Halsted
Co-producer
Eric Hamburg
Co-producer
Richard Rutowski
Associate Producer
Andrew G. Vajna
Executive Producer
Henry Alberti
Set Designer
Charlie Vassar
Set Designer
Merideth Boswell
Set Designer
Richard Hornung
Costume Designer
David MacMillan
Sound/Sound Designer
David Sardi
First Assistant Director
Billy Hopkins
Casting
Mary Vernieu
Casting
Heidi Levitt
Casting
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