Absolute Power (film)

Absolute Power (film)

Absolute Power is a 1997 American political thriller film produced by, directed by, and starring Clint Eastwood as a master jewel thief who witnesses the killing of a woman by Secret Service agents. The screenplay by William Goldman is based on the 1996 novel Absolute Power by David Baldacci. Screened at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, the film also stars Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, and Scott Glenn. It was also the last screen appearance of E.G. Marshall.

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Absolute Power (film) - Reception
... Eastwood directs a sensible-looking genre filmwith smooth expertise, but its plot is quietly berserk." Maslin goes on to write, "Mr ... much about his age." On the aggregate reviewer web site Rotten Tomatoes, the filmreceived a 45% positive rating from top filmcritics based on 42 reviews, and a 52% positive audience rating ... Box office The filmwas not a box office success domestically, grossing $16,770,220 on its opening weekend ...

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