About

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National Headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. After the editor of the Post runs with the story and a...

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Directed by

Alan J. Pakula

Written by

William Goldman (Screenplay)
Carl Bernstein (Screenplay)
Bob Woodward (Screenplay)

Runtime

138 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The most devastating detective story of this century.

Cast

Keywords

politics journalist fbi based on a true story washington d.c. usa plan newspaper newspaper man burglar wiretap watergate scandal shadowing watergate

Photos

Lists

#494 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#77 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#296 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium William Goldman

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar for Best Sound Rick Alexander

Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Jason Robards