The press secretary and true believer of an up and coming presidential candidate uncovers a scandal leaving him with a moral dilemma that could potentially destroy this political golden boy's career. Based upon a play by Beau Willimon who was responsible for the American adaptati...
The Ides of March takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, when an up-and-coming campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) finds himself involved in... read more
Directed by: George Clooney
Release Date: October 7, 2011
DVD Release Date: January 17, 2012
Stats: 5,651 reviews
Flixster Reviews (5,651)
July 15, 2014
August 29, 2013
December 26, 2012
The profession of politics is a tawdry, sordid affair; the practice of which can warp one's morals and corrupt one's soul. There, I've said it. But the art of filmmaking is not so much about what is being said, but how you say it.
In "Ides of March" we get an adaptation of a...
October 7, 2012
This is my favorite political thriller of all time. Gosling and Clooney can do no wrong.
October 3, 2012
Based on some play I had previously never heard of, this is the third directorial effort from co-writer and star George Clooney.
The story concerns an idealistic young junior campaign worker (press secretary) who, just days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, f...
July 23, 2012
Well done. Great acting. Great cast.....but not the most exciting movie, in my opinion.
June 10, 2012
I'm not really into political dramas but the characters are interesting. George Clooney's character Mike Morris runs for president. His campaign managers are working hard to win. Ryan's character Steve really believes in Mike and will not compromise his integrity to get ahead. Un...
May 22, 2012
Directed (and co-written) by George Clooney, Cross Creek Pictures, 2011.
Starring Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Even Rachel Wood and George Clooney.
Question: Do you ever wonder why politicians are portrayed as bad people? Well, becau...
May 19, 2012
I've been looking forward to watching this movie, but it failed to leave a big impression. It's about the ' dirty' in politics, but more could've been done with this I think.
May 18, 2012
While George Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Giamatti give great performances, it's Evan Rachel Wood that stole the show for me. She can change emotions and character so fast, and it's so convincing. The story was not as great as I expected it to be, but ...
Critic ratings and reviews powered by RottenTomatoes.com
Fresh (60% or more critics rated the movie positively)
Rotten (59% or fewer critics rated the movie positively)