All the President's Men1976

Director: Alan J. Pakula
Stars: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Runtime: 157 minutes

It helps to have one of history's greatest scoops as your factual inspiration, but journalism thrillers just don't get any better than All the President's Men. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are perfectly matched as (respectively) Washington Post… more »

National editor:
Let me tell what happened when I was having lunch today at the Sans Souci.

Rosenfeld:
Correction--when you were drinking your lunch at the bar of the Sans Souci.

National editor:
This White House guy, a good one, a pro, came up and asked what is this Watergate compulsion with you guys and I said, well, we think it's important and he said, if it's so goddamn important, who the hell are Woodward and Bernstein?

Rosenfeld:
Ask him what he's really saying--he means take the story away from Woodstein and give it to his people at the National Desk.

National editor:
Well, I've got some pretty experienced fellas sitting around, wouldn't you say so?

Rosenfeld:
Absolutely--and that's all they do, sit sit sit--every once in a while, they call up a Senator, some reporting.

National editor:
Well, what if your boys get it wrong?

Bradlee:
Then it's our asses, isn't it?

Simons:
And we'll all have to go to work for a living.

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