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Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

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Our best guess for you: 3.7 stars

Average of 1149 ratings: 3.7 Stars

2008 M Contains offensive language.

Ron Howard directs this adaptation of Peter Morgan's popular Broadway play centered on a series of revelatory TV interviews former President Richard Nixon granted British talk show host David Frost in 1977. Nominated for a Best Picture (Drama) Golden Globe, the film stars Frank Langella, reprising his Tony Award-winning stage role, along with a stellar cast that includes Michael Sheen, Sam Rockwell, Toby Jones, Kevin Bacon and Oliver Platt.

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Duration
116 minutes
Studio
Imagine Entertainment

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
Arabic, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, English
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
Zone
B
Subtitles
English captions, French Canadian, German, C.Spanish, L.A. Spanish
Audio
English Dolby Digital DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; French Canadian, German, Castilian Spanish, L.A. Spanish DTS Surround 5.1

14 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by TikipungaKid

A well told story of the interview between David Frost and Richard Nixon. Interesting watching the extras to see the real interview afterwards.

4 by liggle

Having been around during Watergate, this was interesting and portrayed Nixon with some intelligence - gave me more insight into him, whereas I believed all the hype at the time

3 by igram

This was an okay movie, but I was irritated by the actor playing David Frost. He wasn't at all like the Frost I remember from his heyday on television. Overall, a reasonably compelling story which... Read more

4 by Sophia-Colin

I expected the usual media hyped hand wringing over this one - portraying Nixon as the boogey man that liberals need to rail against every term. Perhaps it's because the nutters have moved on to several... Read more

4 by lfriend

A look at the media not seen before. Well done dramatization of two complex personalities.

4 by zerostudy

Not sure why I chose this movie, but surprisingly I enjoyed it. Having been around during the Frost Nixon era certainly helped - I remember the 'Frost Report" comedy on t.v., and of course everyone... Read more

2 by Tubbs

It takes a while to get the two together in this dramatisation mainly because I believe there are too many spare characters filling screen time. The interview segments are not too bad but overall its worth just watching Frank Langella.

3 by addy

It's interesting enough, but the two leads bear no resemblance to the real people in any way. Frank Langella comes off best, and delivers with a solid performance. Watch the real interviews on YouTube if you really enjoyed it.

4 by nigella

A lot better than I thought. Got it out more for the hubby to watch, but I really enjoyed it. Great acting good story line, even for those not politically minded in the least... like me

4 by KCDD

Covered the interviews really well but did not cover the story of Nixon and what he did that lead to the interviews. Great acting by the actors.