MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,752 this week

Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (2008)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 114 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 7 critic

Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israels War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 66 titles
created 24 Sep 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 22 Oct 2012
 
a list of 1654 titles
created 5 months ago
 
list image
a list of 87 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (2008)

Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (2008) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

One Man's War (TV Movie 1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Sergio Toledo
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Norma Aleandro, Fernanda Torres
360 (2011)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A dramatic thriller that weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships.

Director: Fernando Meirelles
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.

Director: Steven Zaillian
Stars: Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet
Proof (2005)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students who wants to search through his papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Director: John Madden
Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis
Titus (1999)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This film is an adaptation of the Shakespeare play "Titus Andronicus." Titus returns victorious from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family. Who says revenge is sweet?

Director: Julie Taymor
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones
The Trial (1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones
Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards
Bobby (2006)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy who was shot in the early morning hours of June 5, 1968 in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, and 22 people in the hotel whose lives were never the same.

Director: Emilio Estevez
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When a disgraced former college professor has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking secret about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.

Director: Robert Benton
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Bill is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by hiw wife so that she can enter a lesbian ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Newell
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute as Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.

Director: Woody Allen
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin
Instinct (1999)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.

Director: Jon Turteltaub
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland
Arch of Triumph (TV Movie 1984)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In Paris, before the Nazis penetrate into the city, an Austrian refugee doctor falls in love with a mysterious woman. The 2nd World War isn't the best environment for romanticism ...

Director: Waris Hussein
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Lesley-Anne Down, Donald Pleasence
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Ehrlichman ...
Himself
Barbara Greenspun ...
Herself
Brian Greenspun ...
Himself
Danny Greenspun ...
Himself
Hank Greenspun ...
Himself (archive footage)
Susan Greenspun ...
Herself
...
Himself (archive footage)
Kirk Kerkorian ...
Himself
Adnan Khashoggi ...
Himself
Herb Klein ...
Himself
Meyer Lansky ...
Himself (archive footage)
Lou Lenart ...
Himself
Robert Maheu ...
Himself
...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israels War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank Greenspun's remarkable life. A previously untold story of a genuine American hero. From his early days working for Bugsy Siegel and his secret life in the underground Haganah to his public battles with Senator Joseph McCarthy, bigoted casino owners and the IRS, Hank Greenspun was fearless. Written by Scott Goldstein

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 2008 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$950,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(HD)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Amazing man...amazing documentary
28 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If like me, you knew nothing about Hank Greenspun, you will be amazed at how the events of his life touched every issue of the 20th Century, from Manhattan in the 20's to the beginnings of Las Vegas to the founding of Israel with stops along the way to battle Joseph McCarthy,break the racial barriers in Vegas, become a central figure in Watergate and protest nuclear testing in the desert. Greenspun didn't just touch history, he made history. His commitment and it's cost to his personal life are well told. This documentary brings the story to vivid life by managing to round up an incredible variety of famous--and lesser known--people who knew him well, and in some cases, had their lives changed by him. The cinematic quality and great production values bring the story to life in a way that few documentaries I've ever seen have. Highly recommended viewing.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?