Nixon (1995)

While   Hollywood is often more captivated by idealized fictional   presidents than actual presidents, this film selection offers cinematic   depictions of both John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon.
A Presidential Perspective Film Series
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In this controversial biographical film, Anthony Hopkins stars as the only American president ever to resign under the threat of impeachment. Acclaimed filmmaker Oliver Stone directs an all-star cast in this powerful depiction of the life and times of one of America's most infamous leaders. Rated R. (191 min.)

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While Hollywood is often more captivated by idealized fictional presidents than actual presidents, this film selection offers cinematic depictions of both John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon.

The Fog of War (2004) on October 30. Master documentarian Errol Morris directs this film, focused on interviews conducted with Robert S. McNamara, the Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and a lead architect of the Vietnam War. Rated PG-13. (95 min.) Review