October 8, 2010
Warner Home Video
- Runtime: 138 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
A well-made thriller based on the unrelenting efforts of Washington Post reporters Woodward and Bernstein to uncover the Watergate scandal that ultimately ended the presidency of Richard Nixon. Robards couldn't be better as editor Ben Bradlee, and the painstaking recreations of newsroom and D.C. settings put the audience in the midst of deadline-beating tension - and filled journalism schools for years after! Academy Award Nominations: 8, including Best Picture, Best Director. Academy Awards: 4, including Best (Adapted) Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor--Jason Robards.
Filmed in Washington, DC, in Technicolor.
Released theatrically in the USA April 1976.
Initially released on video in 1986; but re-released February 1, 1989.
Originally rated MPAA R, but re-rated MPAA PG after an appeal.
Approximate budget $7.5 million.
Title design by Dan Perri.
Rated BBFC AA by the British Board of Film Classification.