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The assassination of Richard Nixon - Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Don Cheadle, Jack Thompson, Nils Mueller

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Movie propaganda

The mad story of a true man.

A compelling drama based on a true story, The assassination of Richard Nixon stars Sean Penn as Sam Bicke, a frustrated office furniture salesman whose life is falling apart. His wife Marie (Naomi Watts) has left him, his kids don't care, and his job is depressing as hell. As America fights in Vietnam and President Richard Nixon lies from every TV screen he sees, Bicke begins to unravel, hatching a plan to fly a plane into the White House...

Theatrical propaganda posters

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Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film terrorism USA hijack plane divorce Richard Nixon President TV television car tyres racism office furniture

Persons of interest

  • Sean Penn .... Samuel Bicke
  • Naomi Watts .... Marie Bicke
  • Don Cheadle .... Bonny Simmons
  • Jack Thompson .... Jack Jones
  • Brad Hanke .... Martin Jones
  • Michael Wincott .... Julius Bicke
  • Mykelti Williamson .... Harold Mann
  • April Grace .... Mae Simmons
  • Jared Dorrance .... Sammy Junior
  • Jenna Milton .... Ellen
  • Mariah Massa .... Julie
  • Derek Greene .... Joey Simmons
  • Joe Marinelli .... Mel Samuels
  • Kevin Kennedy .... Screenwriter
  • Niels Mueller .... Screenwriter
  • Niels Mueller .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

The assassination of Richard Nixon is a depressing movie about a psychotic loser who wants to kill Richard Nixon. Well, I guess that undermines the psychotic diagnosis.

Media intelligence (DVD)

  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Languages: English
  • Picture: Widescreen 16:9
  • Special features:
    • Commentaries: Niels Mueller (Director)
    • Deleted scenes
    • Documentaries: Behind the scenes
    • Galleries: Photos
    • Interviews: Jack Thompson

Security censorship classification

MA 15+ (Medium level violence)

Surveillance time

95 minutes (1:35 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: 9 June 2005
DVD rental: 18 January 2006

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