Absolute Power

1997, Mystery & thriller, 2h 0m

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Absolute Power collapses under its preposterous plotting despite an all-star cast and Clint Eastwood's deft direction. Read critic reviews

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While robbing the home of aging billionaire Walter Sullivan (E.G. Marshall), Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) is interrupted by an amorous couple entering the building. As Whitney hides, he sees Sullivan's young wife, Christy (Melora Hardin), and the U.S. President, Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman). When their affection turns violent, Christy is killed by the Secret Service. Although Whitney flees, he is framed for the murder. Now, he seeks justice with the help of detective Seth Frank (Ed Harris).

Cast & Crew

Clint Eastwood
Luther Whitney
Gene Hackman
President Allen Richmond
Ed Harris
Seth Frank
Laura Linney
Kate Whitney
Judy Davis
Gloria Russell
Scott Glenn
Bill Burton
E.G. Marshall
Walter Sullivan
Melora Hardin
Christy Sullivan
Tom Rooker
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