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The Assassination of Richard Nixon

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The Assassination of Richard Nixon

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
95 minutes
Limited Release Date:
12/29/04
performer:
Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Don Cheadle, Jack Thompson, Michael Wincott
director:
Niels Mueller
distributor:
Focus Features
author:
69935, 74150
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Sean Penn plays the sort of flamboyantly recessive loser-putz (wormy mustache; whiny, begging voice) who, by now, may be more familiar from the movies than he is from real life. Set in 1974, this attempt to create a middle-class Taxi Driver has a creepy, meticulous exactitude.

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