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All the President's Men -- Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

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Director:
Writers:
Carl Bernstein (book) &
Bob Woodward (book) ...
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Release Date:
9 April 1976 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
At times it looked like it might cost them their jobs, their reputations, and maybe even their lives. See more »
Plot:
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 20 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Exciting Investigative Journalism See more (189 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Dustin Hoffman ... Carl Bernstein

Robert Redford ... Bob Woodward

Jack Warden ... Harry Rosenfeld

Martin Balsam ... Howard Simons

Hal Holbrook ... Deep Throat

Jason Robards ... Ben Bradlee

Jane Alexander ... Bookkeeper

Meredith Baxter ... Debbie Sloan (as Meredith Baxter Birney)

Ned Beatty ... Dardis

Stephen Collins ... Hugh Sloan
Penny Fuller ... Sally Aiken

John McMartin ... Foreign Editor

Robert Walden ... Donald Segretti
Frank Wills ... Frank Wills

F. Murray Abraham ... Arresting Officer #1

David Arkin ... Eugene Bachinski
Henry Calvert ... Bernard L. Barker

Dominic Chianese ... Eugenio R. Martinez
Bryan Clark ... Arguing Attorney (as Bryan E. Clark)

Nicolas Coster ... Markham (as Nicholas Coster)

Lindsay Crouse ... Kay Eddy (as Lindsay Ann Crouse)

Valerie Curtin ... Miss Milland
Gene Dynarski ... Court Clerk
Nate Esformes ... Virgilio R. Gonzales
Ron Hale ... Frank Sturgis

Richard Herd ... James W. McCord, Jr.

Polly Holliday ... Dardis' Secretary

James Karen ... Hugh Sloan's Lawyer
Paul Lambert ... National Editor
Frank Latimore ... Judge
Gene Lindsey ... Alfred D. Baldwin
Anthony Mannino ... Arresting Officer #2

Allyn Ann McLerie ... Carolyn Abbott

James Murtaugh ... Congress Library Clerk

John O'Leary ... Attorney #1
Jess Osuna ... Joe, FBI Agent
Neva Patterson ... CRP Woman
George Pentecost ... George

Penny Peyser ... Sharon Lyons
Joshua Shelley ... Al Lewis
Sloane Shelton ... Bookeeper's Sister
Lelan Smith ... Arresting Officer #3
Jaye Stewart ... Male Librarian
Ralph Williams ... Ray Steuben

George Wyner ... Attorney #2
Leroy Aarons ... Financial Editor
Donnlynn Bennett ... Reporter

Stanley Bennett Clay ... Assistant Metro Editor (as Stanley Clay)
Carol Coggin ... News Aide
Laurence Covington ... News Announcer
John Devlin ... Metro Editor
John Furlong ... News Desk Editor

Sidney Ganis ... L.A. Stringer
Amy Grossman ... Reporter
Cynthia Herbst ... Reporter

Basil Hoffman ... Assistant Metro Editor
Mark Holtzman ... Reporter

Jamie Smith-Jackson ... Post Librarian (as Jamie Smith Jackson)
Barbara Lipsky ... Reporter (as Barbara Litsky)
Doug Llewelyn ... White House Aide

Jeff MacKay ... Reporter
Irwin Marcus ... Reporter

Ron Menchine ... Post Librarian

Christopher Murray ... Photo Aide
Jess Nadelman ... Assistant Metro Editor
Noreen Nielson ... Reporter
Florence Pepper ... Message Desk Receptionist
Barbara Perlman ... CRP Receptionist
Louis Quinn ... Salesman
Peter Salim ... Reporter
Shawn Shea ... News Aide
Marvin Smith ... Reporter
Pam Trager ... Reporter
Carol Trost ... Ben Bradlee's Secretary
Richard Venture ... Assistant Metro Editor
Bill Willens ... Hippie
Wendell Wright ... Assistant Metro Editor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Spiro Agnew ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Warren Burger ... Himself (archive sound) (unconfirmed) (uncredited)

Walter Cronkite ... Himself (archive sound) (uncredited)
Cara Duff-MacCormick ... Tammy Ulrich (uncredited)
Thomas Eagleton ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Gerald Ford ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Richard Kleindienst ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Clark MacGregor ... Himself (archive sound) (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
Robert S. Mills ... TV Reporter (uncredited)
Pat Nixon ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Rick O'Donnell ... CIA Agent (uncredited)
Del Rager ... CIA Agent (uncredited)

John Randolph ... John Mitchell (voice) (uncredited)
Ronald L. Ziegler ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Alan J. Pakula 
 
Writing credits
Carl Bernstein (book) &
Bob Woodward (book)

William Goldman (screenplay)

Produced by
Jon Boorstin .... associate producer
Michael Britton .... associate producer
Walter Coblenz .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Shire 
 
Cinematography by
Gordon Willis (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert L. Wolfe 
 
Casting by
Alan Shayne 
 
Production Design by
George Jenkins 
 
Set Decoration by
George Gaines 
 
Makeup Department
Fern Buchner .... makeup artist
Don L. Cash .... makeup artist (as Don Cash)
Romaine Greene .... hairdresser
Lynda Gurasich .... hairdresser
Gary Liddiard .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
E. Darrell Hallenbeck .... executive production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Green .... first assistant director
Kim Kurumada .... second assistant director
Art Levinson .... first assistant director
Charles Ziarko .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Matty Azzarone .... assistant property master
Guy Bushman .... assistant property master
Mike Higelmire .... lead man
Roger Irvin .... construction foreman
Robert I. Jillson .... assistant art director (as Bob Jillson)
Robert Krume .... construction coordinator
Alan Levine .... property master (as Allan Levine)
Bill MacSems .... property master (as Bill Mac Sems)
George Szeptycki .... draughtsman (as J. George Szeptycki)
Gary Fettis .... carpenter (uncredited)
Dave Margolin .... painter (uncredited)
Edward T. McAvoy .... scenic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Rick Alexander .... re-recording mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Clint Althouse .... boom man
Milton C. Burrow .... supervising sound editor
Les Fresholtz .... production sound mixer
Les Fresholtz .... re-recording mixer
Chris McLaughlin .... boom man
Arthur Piantadosi .... re-recording mixer (as Art Piantadosi)
James E. Webb .... production sound mixer (as Jim Webb)
Terrance Emerson .... utility sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Henry Millar .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Bingham .... stillman
Ray De La Motte .... first assistant camera (as Ray de la Motte)
Ralph Gerling .... camera operator
Carl R. Gibson Jr. .... best boy (as Carl Gibson Jr.)
Louis Goldman .... stillman
George Holmes .... gaffer
Larry D. Howard .... best boy electric (as Larry Howard)
Frank Lambers .... crab dolly grip
Bob Rose .... key grip
Peter Salim .... second assistant camera
Ron Vargas .... second assistant camera
Bernie Abramson .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Isabel Halliburton .... casting consultant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jules Melillo .... assistant costumer
G. Perez .... assistant costumer
Bernie Pollack .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Carroll Timothy O'Meara .... assistant editor (as Tim O'Meara)
Steve Potter .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Nicholas C. Washington .... music editor
Dennis Budimir .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Larry Bunker .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Louis Kaufman .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Ted Nash .... musician: woodwinds (uncredited)
Emil Richards .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Lee Ritenour .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
David Shire .... conductor (uncredited)
Dan Wallin .... scoring mixer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Eddie Baken .... transportation captain
Craig Pinkard .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Rebecca Britton .... production coordinator
Steve Bussard .... researcher
Eve Christopher .... production staff
Philip Geyelin .... production staff (as Phil Geyelin)
Jill Gifford .... production staff
Karen Hale Wookey .... script supervisor (as Karen Wookey)
Jack Hirshberg .... production publicist
Buck Holland .... production assistant
Erika Koppitz .... production coordinator
Ronnie Kramer .... production coordinator
Marge Leonard .... production staff
John Bard Manulis .... production staff (as John Manulis)
Stuart Neumann .... production staff
Joanna Ney .... unit publicist
Dan Perri .... title designer
Tammy Pittman .... production staff
Ken Ryan .... auditor
Liz Shea .... production staff
Lois Smith .... publicity consultant
Shirley Street .... production staff
Steve Vetter .... location manager
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
138 min | Spain:125 min (TV version)
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Brazil:10 | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Finland:S | Iceland:L | Netherlands:12 | Norway:12 (1976) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Sweden:Btl | UK:15 | UK:AA (original rating) | USA:R (original rating) | USA:PG (re-rating on appeal) (certificate #27119) | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Washington Post boss Katharine Graham, who was initially very apprehensive about the film using the paper's name, loved the film and later wrote a letter of praise and approval to star and co-producer Robert Redford.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: After Bernstein and Woodward talk to Dean about why he revoked his statement, you can see people walking into the hallway, startling when they see the camera and then walk past the wall as if they could keep out of the shot.See more »
Quotes:
Debbie Sloan:This is an honest house.
Bob Woodward:That's why we'd like to see your husband.
Carl Bernstein:Facing certain criminal charges that might be brought against some people that are innocent, we just feel that it would be...
Bob Woodward:It's really for his benefit.
Debbie Sloan:No, it's not.
Bob Woodward:No, it's not.
Hugh Sloan Jr.:Debbie, tell them to come in.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Call Me Angel, Sir (1976)See more »
Soundtrack:
Concerto in C for two trumpetsSee more »

FAQ

Who was Deep Throat?
Is this film based on a book?
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49 out of 71 people found the following review useful.
Exciting Investigative Journalism, 28 May 2003
Author: mikepwong from Whistler, BC, Canada

Rating: 9 out of 10. Directed by Alan Pakula. Robert Redford does a great job playing the role of journalist Bob Woodward. The more talented Dustin Hoffman gives an excellent performance as Carl Bernstein. I once heard that this movie is a good guide for 'how-to' and 'how-not-to' conduct investigative journalism.

The two journalists team up right after the Watergate burglars get arrested. They follow their own clues, but these tips only lead to dead ends, the puzzle is complicated. However, these Watergate burglars seem to be linked to the Republican Party and possibly to the White House.

Alan Pakula does an incredible job of keeping the movie suspenseful and intriguing. As the story progresses, the viewer feels deeply involved in how these two journalists uncover the conspiracy. The contrast between the two main characters adds to the movie. Redford as Woodward has a relaxed and charming approach, while Hoffman as Bernstein is more persistent and sometimes daring.

Woodward has a White House contact played by Hal Holbrook named 'Deep Throat' that he meets in 'Cloak and Dagger' style in a dark undercover parking lot, we never see his face clearly and he speaks in a rough rasping voice. 'Deep Throat' provides Woodward information in an indirect manner and keeps the journalists on the right track. This type of informant character has been replicated many times over in suspense movies and TV, especially on the TV series 'The X-Files'.

Jason Robarbs as Bill Bradlee, editor of 'The Washington Post' performs remarkably as boss of the newspaper. Constantly reminding Woodward and Bernstein to find good solid evidence, but he also gets frustrated when none of the informants will go on the record with what they know. Robarbs won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for this role.

I never get bored with watching this movie. If you have not seen it before, treat yourself to a viewing.

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