The Assassination of Richard Nixon Movie

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Who's Involved:

Don Cheadle, Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Brad Henke, Joana Vicente, Jack Thompson, Jason Kliot, Kevin Kennedy, Jorge Vergara, Alfonso Cuarón, Niels Mueller

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 35 m

The Assassination of Richard Nixon Plot: What's the story?

Meticulously depicts the disintegration of Samuel Bicke (Sean Penn), a failed salesman and ineffectual would-be assassin. Unwillingly separated from his beautiful wife, Marie (Naomi Watts), Samuel is a meek and earnest everyman who grows increasingly embittered as mounting disappointment and rejection dash his dreams one by one. On the brink of a nervous collapse, he yearns for the success he sees in others, unable to understand why it cannot also be his. Inspired by real-life events, The Assassination of Richard Nixon tells the story of Samuel's breakdown and his subsequent attempt to assassinate the president – an endeavour which, like everything in his life, is inevitably doomed to failure. With the noise of Watergate providing a constant blaring background to the dissolution of his marriage and the loss of his job, Bicke loses his tenuous grip on reality. His desire to lash out at the government for his personal anguish drives him to conceal a gun under an orthopaedic leg brace. His intention: to hijack a plane and fly it into the White House.

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Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Assassination of Richard Nixon?

A look at the The Assassination of Richard Nixon behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Niels Mueller last wrote 13 Going on 30.

Producers

Alfonso Cuarón
Jason Kliot
Jorge Vergara
Joana Vicente

Companies

ThinkFilm

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Production Timeline: When did the The Assassination of Richard Nixon come together?

On or about December 31, 1969 • The film was in Completed status.

The Assassination of Richard Nixon Release Date: When was it released?

The Assassination of Richard Nixon was released in 2004 on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including The Merchant of Venice and A Love Song for Bobby Long.
United States
December 29, 2004
Canada
December 29, 2004

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

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