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Frost / Nixon

Three years after the Watergate Scandal, Richard Nixon agreed to talk with the press. David Frost was the BBC journalist given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interview the former US president, but would this newsman have enough strength to the break through Nixon's fortress-like facade? This dramatization looks at the whispers taking place behind the scenes of this very publicly staged conversation. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 121
Theater Release: 05 Dec 2008
Video Release: 21 Apr 2009
MPAA Rating: R
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Frost / Nixon is rated R: for some language.

Cast: Ron Howard, Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon
Studio: 2008 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Frost / Nixon.

Detailed Review

For three years after Richard Nixon's threatened impeachment and resignation, little was heard from the disgraced statesman. Having been pardoned for his wrongdoings, there was never any legal means to… 
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Why Is Frost / Nixon Rated R?

This look at the events leading up to the 1970s interviews between David Frost and… 
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Talk It Over

Dennis Wholey, host of This is America, interviewed David Frost in 2007, during which Frost… 
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