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All the King's Men

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All the King's Men (Movie - 2006)
ALL THE KING'S MEN: Kerry Hayes

All the King's Men (Movie - 2006)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
120 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/22/06
performer:
Jude Law, Sean Penn, Patricia Clarkson, Mark Ruffalo, Kate Winslet
director:
Steve Zaillian
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
Steve Zaillian
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C-

The star-studded cast, including Sean Penn and Jude Law, boasts 15 Oscar nominations (and two wins), while Oscar-winning screenwriter Steven Zaillian makes his directing debut with this adaptation of Robert Penn Warren’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. It all adds up to a must-see political drama positively oozing with prestige.

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