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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

The Assassination of Richard Nixon
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Sean Penn Sean Penn
Samuel J. Bicke
Naomi Watts Naomi Watts
Marie Andersen Bicke
Don Cheadle Don Cheadle
Bonny Simmons
Jack Thompson Jack Thompson
Jack Jones
Brad William Henke Brad William Henke
Martin Jones
Nick Searcy Nick Searcy
Tom Ford
Michael Wincott Michael Wincott
Julius Bicke
Mykelti Williamson Mykelti Williamson
Harold Mann


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A good movie

2 years, 8 months ago at Jun 6 14:09
Since I’m a huge fan of Sean Penn and since this movie was very well received, I had some pretty huge expectations about it. Unfortunately, to be honest, I thought it was slightly disappointing. I mean, it was pretty good, that’s for sure, but somehow, I was expecting more from it. First of all, Sean Penn was just brilliant. He is definitely one of my favorite actors and he did a great job in... read more
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Description: A chilling drama that explores and exposes the dark side of the American Dream, 'The Assassination of Richard Nixon' focuses on the prescient and tragic true story of Sam Bicke (Penn), a disillusioned "everyman" who, in 1974, was driven to plot the assassination of the 37th President of the United States. Despite the fact that his marriage is breaking up and that he is trapped in a sales job he finds demeaning, Sam tries desperately to succeed both at home and in the workplace; all he wants is to win his family back and to start a business of his own. However, in a society worn down by political corruption and the V ... (more)
Release date: 22 October 2004
UPC: 794043785023
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johanlefourbe posted a review 2 years, 8 months ago

A good movie

“Since I’m a huge fan of Sean Penn and since this movie was very well received, I had some pretty huge expectations about it. Unfortunately, to be honest, I thought it was slightly disappointing. I mean, it was pretty good, that’s for sure, but somehow, I was expecting more from it. First of all, Sean Penn was just brilliant. He is definitely one of my favorite actors and he did a great job in this movie, as usual. And that might have been the issue here. Indeed, except for Penn’s awesome performance, this movie didn’t have much to offer in my opinion. Take for example Naomi Watts. Eventually, she will make 2 more movies with Sean Penn (see also ’21 grams’ and ‘Fair Game’) but this time, she didn’t have much to do, just like Don Cheadle. Furthermore, the issue with such ” read more

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