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J. Edgar

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
J. Edgar


As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life. Under the direction of Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio stars in the title role of "J. Edgar," a drama that explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century.
Related reviews:
11/10/2011
Steven Rea: But in the end, it's hollow stuff. Leonardo DiCaprio, often slathered in aging makeup, other times playing Hoover with boyish officiousness, never cracks the inner life of the man. » Read more
Video: Trailer: J. Edgar
11/10/2011
Gary Thompson: Leonardo DiCaprio is one of more than 30 actors to play J. Edgar Hoover, whose shrouded life makes him a tough target for actors. » Read more
Video: Trailer: J. Edgar
City Paper Grade: C-
11/09/2011
Clint Eastwood’s penchant for sweeping out the dusty corners of bygone eras is done no favors by his intermittently interesting bundling of the private J. Edgar Hoover. » Read more

11/10/2011
Steven Rea: But in the end, it's hollow stuff. Leonardo DiCaprio, often slathered in aging makeup, other times playing Hoover with boyish officiousness, never cracks the inner life of the man. » Read more
Video: Trailer: J. Edgar
11/10/2011
Gary Thompson: Leonardo DiCaprio is one of more than 30 actors to play J. Edgar Hoover, whose shrouded life makes him a tough target for actors. » Read more
Video: Trailer: J. Edgar
City Paper Grade: C-
11/09/2011
Clint Eastwood’s penchant for sweeping out the dusty corners of bygone eras is done no favors by his intermittently interesting bundling of the private J. Edgar Hoover. » Read more

11/10/2011
Steven Rea: But in the end, it's hollow stuff. Leonardo DiCaprio, often slathered in aging makeup, other times playing Hoover with boyish officiousness, never cracks the inner life of the man. » Read more
Video: Trailer: J. Edgar
11/10/2011
Gary Thompson: Leonardo DiCaprio is one of more than 30 actors to play J. Edgar Hoover, whose shrouded life makes him a tough target for actors. » Read more
Video: Trailer: J. Edgar
City Paper Grade: C-
11/09/2011
Clint Eastwood’s penchant for sweeping out the dusty corners of bygone eras is done no favors by his intermittently interesting bundling of the private J. Edgar Hoover. » Read more

MPAA rating:
R
Cast:
Dermot Mulroney; Stephen Root; Lea Thompson; Leonardo DiCaprio; Ed Westwick; Josh Lucas; Jeffrey Donovan; Judi Dench; Naomi Watts; Armie Hammer
Directed by:
Clint Eastwood
On the web:
 
J. Edgar Official Site
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
02:17
Release date:
2011
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