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Release Date: January 01, 1977Running Time: 112 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Biopic, Drama


Broderick Crawford

Jose Ferrer

Ronee Blakley

Rip Torn

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The life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover is dramatized. Some of the notable successes of his career with the bureau are shown, including the shooting of notorious gangster John Dillinger in Chicago and Hoover's first arrest. Hoover's homosexuality, his decadent private life, and his propensity for using blackmail to gain support are also explored.