Advise And Consent

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Political

Incisive, sometimes brutal, study of American high politics, based on Allen Drury's best-selling novel, featuring outstanding performances from the leads and a great collection of character actors. Fonda has been appointed Secretary of State, and the film revolves around his appointment's confirmation by the US Senate. Pidgeon and his cohorts are trying...read more

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Advise And Consent - Official Trailer
04:44 — Gripping, classic Washington drama dealing with the power plays that erupt when a controversial politician is nominated for Secretary of State. Direct (more…)
(Movie Clip) Are You Loyal?
Robert Leffingwell (Henry Fonda) is a nominee for Secretary of State before a committee headed by Senator Anderson (Don Murray) and bedeviled by Senat (more…)
(Movie Clip) Cockpit Of Angry Emotion
Director Otto Preminger's view of the U.S. Senate in session, senators Munson (Walter Pidgeon), Knox (Edward Andrews), colorful Cooley (Charles Laught (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dolly and the Senator
Senator Munson (Walter Pidgeon) visits the widow Dolly Harrison (Gene Tierney, in her comeback role) after a Washington party in Otto Preminger's Advi (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'm Sorry Mr. President...
The President (Franchot Tone) presses Senator Anderson (Don Murray) to support his nominee, with help from Senator Munson (Walter Pidgeon) in Advise a (more…)
(Movie Clip) Widowers And Bachelors
Senators Munson (Walter Pidgeon) and Danta (Paul Ford) check in to make sure the president (Franchot Tone) is serious about his nominee for Secretary (more…)
(Movie Clip) Senator Anderson
Homosexuality is never mentioned as Senator Anderson (Don Murray) visits a contact named Manuel (Larry Tucker) and a club called 602, hoping to preven (more…)
(Movie Clip) It's Worth A Try
Senators Munson (Walter Pidgeon) and Danta (Paul Ford) try to get Leffingwell (Henry Fonda, his first scene), their president's nominee for Secretary (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Vice President Shouldn't Ask
First scene for Washington hostess Dolly (Gene Tierney), joining senator Munson (Walter Pidgeon), who's managing a nomination fight, making time for a (more…)
(Movie Clip) Are You Loyal To The United States?
Chairman Anderson (Don Murray) opens the much anticipated senate testimony of Secretary Of State nominee Leffingwell (Henry Fonda), Knox (Edward Andre (more…)
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04:45 — Robert A. Leffingwell (Henry Fonda) is nominated to be Secretary of State of the United States. Leffingwell has been hand-picked by a second-term Pres (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Incisive, sometimes brutal, study of American high politics, based on Allen Drury's best-selling novel, featuring outstanding performances from the leads and a great collection of character actors. Fonda has been appointed Secretary of State, and the film… (more)

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