Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)




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Give 'Em Hell, Harry! is a filmed version of James J. Whitmore's triumphant performance as Harry Truman in a one-man play. Over the course of the film, Whitmore's Truman recalls many of his personal and professional triumphs and tragedies, uncannily capturing the essence of the President with humor and genuine emotion. Whitmore was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his startlingly effective performance.
Comedy , Drama
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AVCO Embassy Pictures


James Whitmore
as Harry S. Truman

Critic Reviews for Give 'em Hell, Harry!

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

The script, put together by Samuel Gallu, is beautifully articulated and balanced.

Full Review… | June 18, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

The main thrust of the theatrical event is intact, and so's the Truman spirit.

Full Review… | June 18, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

By the end of the evening, you'll feel that you spent it with a real, live Harry Truman, and that's the best compliment to give this movie.

Full Review… | June 18, 2012
TV Guide

James Whitmore in a virtuoso performance as the plainspoken President Harry S. Truman.

Full Review… | October 8, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Simply wonderful, with an astonishing James Whitmore performance.

Full Review… | July 23, 2010
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