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

Crew

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