The Assassination of Richard Nixon

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

The mad story of a true man.

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It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes and comes up with the President of the United States who he plans to murder.

The Assassination of Richard Nixon Trailer

  • Sean Penn

    as Samuel Bicke
  • Naomi Watts

    as Marie Bicke
  • Don Cheadle

    as Bonny Simmons
  • Jack Thompson

    as Jack Jones
  • Nick Searcy

    as Tom Ford
  • Michael Wincott

    as Julius Bicke
  • Mykelti Williamson

    as Harold Mann
  • April Grace

    as Mae Simmons
  • Lily Knight

    as Receptionist
  • Jared Dorrance

    as Sammy Jr.
  • Jenna Milton

    as Ellen
  • Mariah Massa

    as Julie
  • Eileen Ryan

    as Marie's Mother
  • Derek Greene

    as Joey Simmons
  • Joe Marinelli

    as Mel Samuels
  • Robert Kenneth Cooper

    as Irate Driver
  • Tracy Middendorf

    as Businesswoman
  • Kenneth White

    as Customer #1
  • Brett Rickaby

    as Customer #2
  • James Morrison Reese

    as Customer #3
  • Frank Brown Jr.

    as Customer #4
  • James Carraway

    as Customer #5
  • Jay Jacobus

    as Customer #6
  • Kathryn Howell

    as Hostage
  • Denise Balthrop Cassidy

    as Bank Teller
  • Gary L. Mack

    as Security Man
  • Melissa Saltzman

    as Boarding Agent
  • Brad William Henke

    as Martin Jones
  • J. C. MacKenzie

    as Co-Pilot
Production Mali Finn Casting
Camera Emmanuel Lubezki Director of Photography
Production Emmanuel Lubezki Associate Producer
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Production Alfonso Cuarón Producer
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Directing Stuart B. Hagen Second Assistant Director
Production Carlos Cuarón Associate Producer
Production John Limotte Co-Producer
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Art Stephanie Cain Art Department Coordinator
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Art Paul De Lumen Art Department Assistant
Writing Roel Robles Storyboard
Art Barbara Munch Set Decoration
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Costume & Make-Up Louis Visco Set Dressing Artist
Costume & Make-Up John W. Micheletos Set Dressing Artist
Costume & Make-Up Nate Belove Set Dressing Artist
Art Geoffrey Lake Greensman
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Camera Oriana Newton-Leopold Camera Intern
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Visual Effects Calvin Roberts 24 Frame Playback
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Costume & Make-Up Erwin H. Kupitz Wigmaker
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Costume & Make-Up Valerie White Set Costumer
Writing Niels Mueller Screenplay
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Crew Robin Bonaccorsi Utility Stunts
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Production Joyce Quan Production Accountant
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Crew Bonnie Katz Studio Teachers
Crew Carolyn Crimley Studio Teachers
Crew Jose Prieto Chef
Crew James Chandler Craft Service
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Art Mark Luevano Construction Foreman
Art Dale Haugo Lead Painter
Crew Tom Richardson Scenic Artist
Art Gregory Lake Sign Painter
Art Todd Brey Standby Painter
Art Patrick Ludden Property Master
Art Sean House Assistant Property Master
Crew Todd Lookinland Propmaker
Crew Craig Seamas Prop Maker
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Crew Joe Hunter Picture Car Coordinator
Crew Marco Ruiz Driver
Crew John Bromstead Driver
Crew Howard Richards Driver
Crew Benjamin Koldyke Security
Camera Jerzy Zielinski Second Unit Director of Photography
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Art Mike Helbig Leadman
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Sound Dan Smith Boom Operator
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Production Kit Barrett Location Manager
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Sound Doug Bernheim Additional Music Supervisor
Production Doug Bernheim Co-Producer
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Sound Dino Dimuro Sound Effects Editor
Editing Victoria Rose Sampson Dialogue Editor
Sound Bob Bowman First Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Paul Flinchbaugh Sound Editor
Sound Lee Labaigue Sound Editor
Sound Robert Deschaine ADR & Dubbing
Sound Tami Treadwell ADR & Dubbing
Sound Don Givens Foley
Sound Zane D. Bruce Foley
Sound Jeff Gunn Foley
Sound Marc Fishman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Tony Lamberti Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Kevin Mullican Imaging Science
Visual Effects Adam Hawkey Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Michael John Koetter Compositors
Crew Dennis Fitzsimmons Compositors
Crew Erik Dehkhoda Compositors
Visual Effects Christopher Dusendschon I/O Supervisor
Production Even Edelist Executive Producer
Production Tim Krubsack Executive Producer
Visual Effects Constance Hearn Visual Effects Producer
Editing Steve Bowen Color Timer
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Crew Chris Edwards Manager of Operations
Visual Effects Tom Ligon I/O Manager
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Production Raúl Cuevas Finance
Production Adriana Rodrígues Finance
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Production Manuel Platas Administration
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Sound Jack Smalley Orchestrator
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Sound Andy Potvin Dolby Consultant
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Sound Steven M. Stern Music
Editing Jay Cassidy Editor
Art Lester Cohen Production Design
Writing Kevin Kennedy Screenplay
Production Kevin Kennedy Executive Producer
Production Frida Torresblanco Executive Producer
Production Arnaud Duteil Executive Producer
Production Jason Kliot Executive Producer
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Production Jorge Vergara Producer
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