All the President's Men

Trivia: Frank Wills, the security guard who discovered the Watergate break-in, plays himself.

Trivia: According to an interview with Robert Redford, filming was attempted in the actual Washington Post newsroom, but turned out to be impossible because many too many employees were aware of the camera, and some even tried to act. In fact, some employees would disappear and apply make up. They eventually had top spend almost $500,000 to recreate the newsroom on the studio lot.

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Trivia: Jason Robards won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Ben Bradlee, even though he's only in the film for 14 minutes.

Trivia: Jane Alexander was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role as Judy Hoback, even though she had only eight minutes of screen time.

Trivia: During principal photography, Robert Redford stayed at the Watergate hotel.

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Other mistake: The chronology of dates on the teletype printer at the end of the film are not in the correct order. We see "March 13, 1975" followed by "January 3, 1975", which is then followed by two August 1974 dates.

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Bob Woodward: Who's Charles Colson?
Harry Rosenfeld: Sit down. You know I'm glad you asked me that question. The reason I'm glad you asked me is because if you had asked Simons or Bradlee they woulda said, "You know we're gonna have to fire this schmuck at once because he's so dumb."

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