Release date:November 9, 2011
(limited; wide: Nov. 11)
Studio:Warner Bros. Pictures
MPAA Rating:R (for brief strong language)
Screenwriter:Dustin Lance Black
Starring:Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Ken Howard
"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 (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.