J. Edgar

November 11th 2011
  • Drama/Historical,
  • R,
  • 137 min,
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Lucas, Armie Hammer, Ed Westwick, Lea Thompson, Judi Dench, Stephen Root, Jeffrey Donovan, Amanda Schull, Kaitlyn Dever, Kevin Rankin, Ryan McPartlin, Miles Fisher, Josh Stamberg, Michael Gladis, Emily Alyn Lind, Michael Rady, Geoff Pierson, Tom Archdeacon, Zach Grenier, Ken Howard, Christopher Shyer, Manu Intiraymi, Gunner Wright, Damon Herriman, Ary Katz, Lea Coco, Jennipher Foster, Ernest Harden Jr., Aaron Farb, Adam Driver, Allen Nabors, Aaron Lazar, Eric Matheny, David A. Cooper, Larkin Campbell
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
  • Writer: Dustin Lance Black
  • Producers: Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Robert Lorenz
  • Art Direction: Patrick M. Sullivan Jr.
  • Casting: Fiona Weir
  • Costume Design: Deborah Hopper
  • D.O.P.: Tom Stern
  • Editors: Joel Cox, Gary Roach
  • Makeup: Sian Grigg
  • Production Design: James J. Murakami
  • Set Decoration: Gary Fettis


The story explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover (DiCaprio) was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: Los Angeles, USA; Virginia, USA
  • MPAA Warning: Brief strong language
  • Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Wintergreen Productions
  • Production Schedule: 7 February 2011 - April 2011

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 5 January 2012: Greece
  • 19 January 2012: Denmark
  • 20 January 2012: Sweden, UK
  • 26 January 2012: Portugal
  • 27 January 2012: Spain
  • 16 February 2012: Germany
  • 2 March 2012: Turkey