J. Edgar The Most Powerful Man In The World

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2011 | R | Crime Drama

In 1935, J. Edgar Hoover forms the FBI and makes it an efficient crime-fighting organization — in part by harassing dissenters and building secret files on politicians. Hoover also fights the gangst... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 in 7 theaters
November 11, 2011 in 1,910 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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Leonardo DiCaprio
J. Edgar Hoover
Armie Hammer
Clyde Tolson
Damon Herriman
Bruno Hauptmann
Ed Westwick
Agent Smith
Naomi Watts
Helen Gandy
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DIRECTOR

Clint Eastwood

Screenwriter

Dustin Lance Black

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Rating MPAA

R for brief strong language

Storyline

In 1935, J. Edgar Hoover forms the FBI and makes it an efficient crime-fighting organization — in part by harassing dissenters and building secret files on politicians. Hoover also fights the gangster wars in the ’30s and, later, the Mafia. He remains the FBI's director until his death in 1972.

Also Known As
  • J. Edgar Hoover
  • Hoover
Shooting Locations
  • February 2011: Los Angeles, California, United States

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