The Ides of March Movie Ambition Seduces. Power Corrupts.

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The Ides of March


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2011 | R | Drama Political

A young communications director works for a fast-rising presidential candidate. During the course of the campaign, the idealistic young man falls prey to the backstabbing and other dirty trickery of s...

U.S. Release Date

The Ides of March release date was Friday, October 7, 2011. in 2,199 theaters
January, 2012 Nationwide

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Directed by

George Clooney

Screenwriter

Beau Willimon
George Clooney

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Rating MPAA

R for pervasive language

Storyline

A young communications director works for a fast-rising presidential candidate. During the course of the campaign, the idealistic young man falls prey to the backstabbing and other dirty trickery of seasoned rival politicos.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on a play by Beau Willimon which in turn is loosely based on Howard Dean's 2004 presidential election campaign, during which Willimon worked for the Democrat.

Also Known As

  • Farragut North

Shooting Locations

  • February 2011: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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