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J. Edgar (2011)  link to J. Edgar on IMDb

Nummer: 153

cover J. Edgar

IMDb-Bewertung: star star star star star star star star star star 6.6/10 (76174 Stimmen)

Alternativ-Titel:: J. Edgar

Land: USA, 137 Minuten

Sprachen: Englisch

Genre: Drama, Krimi, Geschichte, Biographie

Regisseur: Clint Eastwood

Darsteller: Leonardo DiCaprio (als J. Edgar Hoover), Josh Hamilton (als Robert Irwin), Geoff Pierson (als Mitchell Palmer), Kaitlyn Dever (als Palmer's Daughter), Brady Matthews (als Inspector)

Medium: BluRay Disc

Zusammenfassung: 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.

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