The film 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 (Leonardo 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. Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas and Ken Howard co-star.
J. Edgar opens in limited theaters on November 9 before expanding wide on November 11.