Absolute Power

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A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller from and starring Clint Eastwood and based on a novel by David Baldacci.

  1. David Baldacci


  2. William Goldman


  3. Clint Eastwood


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  1. Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood

    Luther Whitney

  2. Gene Hackman

    Gene Hackman

    President Allen Richmond

  3. Ed Harris

    Ed Harris

    Seth Frank

  4. Scott Glenn

    Scott Glenn

    Bill Burton

  5. Laura Linney

    Laura Linney

    Kate Whitney

  6. Judy Davis

    Judy Davis

    Gloria Russell

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $50,068,310.00

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Release Information

  • February 4, 1997
    R, Premiere
  • February 14, 1997
    R, Theatrical



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