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Covers the period from 1972-1974; Produced and released in 1976. <br> <br> With ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN, director Alan Pakula adapts the best-selling book by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Pakula created a film that takes its place among such important conspiracy dramas as THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR and THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH. The focus is on the 1972 investigation of the break-in to the Democratic Party headquarters, otherwise known as the Watergate burglary. Through a complicated web of intrigue and secrecy that eventually involves the highest levels of government, hungry young journalists Woodward (Robert Redford) and Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) of the Washington Post aggressively examine the incident, uncovering information that ultimately leads to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Exceptional performances by Redford and Hoffman are complemented by Jason Robards as the dubious but supportive executive editor at the Post, and Hal Holbrook's celebrated characterization of mysterious inform...
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CastMeredith Baxter
DirectorAlan J. Pakula
Release Date:  1976
MPAA Rating:  PG
DVD Release Date:  Warner Home Video (October 27, 1998)
Runtime:  2hr 19min
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review by . May 10, 2000
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Pros: storyline, acting     Cons: ......     Being politically alert (as I can be that is) during this era, All the President's Men was an eerie movie to view. Based on the award winning scoop by Woodward and Bernstein, you are introduced to the scum and tripe of the American government (is that too harsh?) And the ends one will go to in order to achieve their goals.      While investigating a standard burglary at the Democratic offices …
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