J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar (2011) is a Biography, Crime, Drama film directed by Clint Eastwood – Biopic of J. Edgar Hoover told by Hoover as he recalls his career for a biography. Early in his career, Hoover fixated on Communists, anarchists and any other revolutionary taking action against the U.S. government. He slowly builds the agency’s reputation, becoming the sole arbiter of who gets hired and fired. One of his hires is Clyde Tolson who is quickly promoted to Assistant Director and would be Hoover’s confidant and companion for the rest of Hoover’s life. Hoover’s memories have him playing a greater role in the many high profile cases the FBI was involved in – the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, the arrest of bank robbers like John Dillinger – and also show him to be quite adept at manipulating the various politicians he’s worked with over his career, thanks in large part to his secret files.IMDB



Directed By – Clint Eastwood

Genre – Biography, Crime, Drama

Cast – Leonardo DiCaprio , Armie Hammer , Geoff Pierson , Naomi Watts , Brady Matthews , Josh Hamilton , Kelly Lester , Jordan Bridges , Cheryl Lawson , Dylan Burns , Kaitlyn Dever , Gunner Wright , David A. Cooper , Ed Westwick , Naomi Watts , Judi Dench , Jack Donner

In Theaters – 11 November 2011

Duration – 137 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

Taglines : The Most Powerful Man in the World

Story Writers: Dustin Lance Black

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : Imagine Entertainment , Malpaso Productions , Wintergreen Productions