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Frost/Nixon (movie)

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Directed byRon Howard
Screenplay byPeter Morgan
Based onFrost/Nixon
by Peter Morgan
Produced by
CinematographySalvatore Totino
Edited by
Music byHans Zimmer
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release dates
  • October 15, 2008 (2008-10-15) (London)
  • December 5, 2008 (2008-12-05) (United States)
  • January 23, 2009 (2009-01-23) (United Kingdom)
  • April 1, 2009 (2009-04-01) (France)
Running time
122 minutes
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • France
Budget$25 million[1]
Box office$27.4 million[1]

Frost/Nixon is a 2008 historical drama movie. It is based on the 2006 play of the same name by Peter Morgan.

The movie is about the Frost/Nixon interviews of 1977. The movie was directed by Ron Howard.

It received five Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director.

The movie stars Michael Sheen as British television broadcaster David Frost and Frank Langella as former United States President Richard Nixon. It was released in the United States on December 5, 2008, and in the United Kingdom on January 23, 2009.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Frost/Nixon (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 2010-07-21. Retrieved 2009-04-21.