Kirsten Dunst
Director: Andrew Fleming Cast: Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
, Michelle Williams
Michelle Williams
, Jim Breuer
Jim Breuer
Andrew Fleming


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The mystery of the 18-minute-gap in Richard Nixon's White House tapes -- and how it connects to the previously undocumented involvement of two teenage girls in the Watergate scandal -- is the subject of this political comedy. Betsy Jobs (Kirsten Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Michelle Williams) are high school students and best friends living in Washington D.C. in 1972. Betsy is pretty and popular, while Arlene is cute but a bit awkward. Arlene is obsessed with singing star Bobby Sherman, but that comes to a halt when she and Betsy get lost during a school field trip to the White House. A chance encounter with Checkers the dog leads to the girls meeting President Richard M. Nixon himself (Dan Hedaya). In Nixon, Arlene sees a strong, caring man who loves his dog, and she soon develops a furious crush on the president; Betsy is puzzled but remains supportive. Arlene's devotion to the president is rewarded when she and Betsy are named official White House dog walkers; however, when Arlene and Betsy discover that Nixon has a foul mouth and a short temper and, worst of all, kicks his dog, they realize that the President is not all he appears to be. And when they overhear Nixon ranting about Bob Woodward (Will Ferrell) and Carl Bernstein (Bruce McCulloch), a pair of reporters from The Washington Post looking for dirt on the President, Arlene and Betsy decide that they're happy to help. Dick also features Dave Foley as Bob Haldeman, Harry Shearer as G. Gordon Liddy, and Ana Gasteyer as Rosemary Woods.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/06/2018
UPC: 0043396546370
Original Release: 1999
Rating: PG-13
Source: Sony Mod
Region Code: ABC
Time: 1:35:00
Sales rank: 3,218

Special Features

Director and screenwriter commentary ; Deleted scene; Gag & blooper reel; Making-of featurette; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kirsten Dunst Betsy Jobs
Michelle Williams Arlene Lorenzo
Jim Breuer John Dean
Will Ferrell Bob Woodward
Dave Foley Bob Haldeman
Dan Hedaya Richard M. Nixon
Teri Garr Teri Lorenzo
Ana Gasteyer Rosemary Woods
Devon Gummersall Larry Jobs
Bruce McCulloch Carl Bernstein
Ted McGinley Roderick
Ryan Reynolds Chip
Saul Rubinek Henry Kissinger
Harry Shearer G. Gordon Liddy
G.D. Spradlin Ben Bradlee

Technical Credits
Andrew Fleming Director,Screenwriter
David Coatsworth Executive Producer
John Debney Score Composer
Barbara Dunphy Production Designer
Donald Emblad Set Decoration/Design
Deborah Everton Costumes/Costume Designer
Mia Goldman Editor
Alexander Gruszynski Cinematographer
Libby Hodgson Asst. Director
Gale Anne Hurd Producer
David Husby Sound/Sound Designer
Sheryl Longin Screenwriter
Pam Dixon Casting
Nancy Pankiw Set Decoration/Design
Eric Pascarelli Camera Operator
Ralph Sall Musical Direction/Supervision
Lucinda Zak Art Director

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