J. Edgar

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Acclaimed actor Leonardo DiCaprio stars in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood's richly detailed biopic exploring the life and career of controversial FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. For nearly 50 years, Hoover (DiCaprio) fought crime as one of the most powerful law enforcers in America. During Hoover's extended stint as Director of the FBI, however, his penchant for bending the law in the name of seeking justice and using the secrets of high profile leaders to gain personal leverage won him just as many supporters as detractors. Little did many other than his loyal colleague Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer) and faithful secretary Helen Gandy (Naomi Watts) know, however, that Hoover himself was a man with many secrets to hide. Josh Lucas, Judi Dench, and Stephen Root co-star in film written by Oscar-winning Milk scribe Dustin Lance Black. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Black, Dustin Lance.
Dench, Judi, 1934-
DiCaprio, Leonardo,
DiCaprio, Leonardo.
Donovan, Jeffrey,
Eastwood, Clint, 1930-
Grazer, Brian, 1953-
Grenier, Zach, 1954-
Hamilton, Josh,
Hamilton, Josh.
Hammer, Armie, 1986-
Hecht, Jessica, 1965-
Herriman, Damon, 1970-
Howard, Ken, 1944-2016,
Lorenz, Robert
Lorenz, Robert, 1969-
Lucas, Josh,
Lucas, Josh.
Mulroney, Dermot,
O'Hare, Denis, 1962-
O'Neill, Michael (Actor),
Pierson, Geoff, 1949-
Root, Stephen,
Thompson, Lea, 1961-
Watts, Naomi, 1968-
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Black, Dustin Lance.
Dench, Judi,1934-
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DiCaprio, Leonardo.
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Lucas, Josh,actor.
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O'Hare, Denis,1962-actor.
O'Neill, Michael(Actor),actor.
Pierson, Geoff,1949-actor.
Root, Stephen,actor.
Thompson, Lea,1961-actor.
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Watts, Naomi,1968-
Watts, Naomi,1968-actor.
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subject_facetAbuse of administrative power -- United States -- 20th century -- Drama
Biographical films
Biographies
Closeted gays -- Conduct of life -- Drama
Crime films
Criminal investigation -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Drama
Domestic intelligence -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Drama
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
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Hoover, J. Edgar -- (John Edgar), -- 1895-1972 -- Drama
Hoover, J. Edgar -- (John Edgar), -- 1895-1972 -- Teatro
Hoover, J. Edgar -- (John Edgar), -- 1895-1972. -- Drama
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus, -- 1930-1932. -- Kidnapping, 1932 -- Drama
Mothers and sons -- Drama
Oficina Federal de Investigación de Estados Unidos -- Teatro
Political crimes and offenses -- Investigation -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Drama
Political persecution -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Drama
Political persecution -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Sources
Spy films
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Drama
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Biography -- Drama
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Drama
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayJ. Edgar
title_fullJ Edgar [videorecording] / writer, Dustin Lance Black, director, Clint Eastwood
J. Edgar [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Imagine Entertainment production, a Malpaso production ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; produced by Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz
J. Edgar [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; produced by Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz ; produced and directed by Clint Eastwood
J. Edgar [videorecording] / director, Clint Eastwood ; writer, Dustin Lance Black ; producers, Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz
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Hoover, J. Edgar
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Kidnapping, 1932
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus
Mothers and sons
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