Interesting and well put together film that doesn't offer many surprises or originality.
over 6 years
A great cast help this doleful look at the political machine.
almost 7 years
'There's only one thing I value and that's loyalty. And without it, you're nothing.'
almost 8 years
Cleaver scenario, good cast
Great cast but I was never entirely sucked into the story. Fell short of expectations.
I was pleasantly surprised that I enjoyed this movie. It's pretty good, not great, good
Great political drama. Great performances by both leads. An honest look at politics.
Okay, not for everyone! But if you like politics and background stories it deserves time.
over 8 years
No matter how much I fancy Gosling & Clooney, i didn't feel this film. Just made me angry.
over 8 years
George Clooney and Ryan 'Meme' Gosling. ka-pOW.
almost 9 years
Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman & Paul Giamatti = damn compelling.
The Ides of March is a 2011 American political drama thriller film directed by George Clooney from a screenplay written by Clooney, along with Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon. The film is an adaptation of Willimon's 2008 play Farragut North. It stars Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright and Evan Rachel Wood.
The Ides of March was featured as the opening film at the 68th Venice International Film Festival and at the 27th Haifa International Film Festival and was shown at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. It received a wide theatrical release on October 7, 2011.
Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) is the Junior Campaign Manager for Mike Morris (George Clooney), Governor of Pennsylvania and a Democratic presidential candidate, competing against Arkansas Senator Ted Pullman (Michael Mantell). The candidates are campaigning in Ohio. A win for Morris would all but guarantee him the nomination; a win for Pullman would give him...