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Summary J. Edgar 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 was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, hi...

J. Edgar

Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 42 Critic Reviews
59
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 234 User Ratings
6.5
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Summary J. Edgar 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 was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, hi...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 42 Critic Reviews
59
57% Positive
24 Reviews
33% Mixed
14 Reviews
10% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 42 Critic Reviews
59
57% Positive
24 Reviews
33% Mixed
14 Reviews
10% Negative
4 Reviews

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Generally Favorable Based on 234 User Ratings
6.5
52% Positive
121 Ratings
39% Mixed
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9% Negative
21 Ratings

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Generally Favorable Based on 234 User Ratings
6.5
52% Positive
121 Ratings
39% Mixed
92 Ratings
9% Negative
21 Ratings

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Production Company Imagine Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Wintergreen Productions
Release Date Nov 9, 2011
Duration 2 h 17 m
Rating R
Tagline The Most Powerful Man in the World
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Screen Actors Guild Awards
2 Nominations
Critics Choice Awards
2 Nominations