Good Night, and Good Luck.

Good Night, and Good Luck.

  • 2005
  • R
  • 93 min
  • France, Japan, UK
  • biography, drama, history

The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.

Director: George Clooney

Writer: George Clooney, Grant Heslov

Stars: David Strathairn, Jeff Daniels, Alex Borstein, Rose Abdoo, Dianne Reeves

A passionate and concise cinematic civics lesson, Good Night, And Good Luck has plenty to say about today's political and cultural climate, and its ensemble cast is stellar.

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  • George Clooney
    George Clooney
    Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards—one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney is also noted for his political activism and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008. Born in Lexington,...

Main Cast


Tagline: They took on the Government with nothing but the truth.

Certificate: R

Genres: biography, drama, history

Keywords: telecaster, communist, political activism, tv show, politician, government, anti-communism

Categories: journalist


Producer: Grant Heslov

Editor: Stephen Mirrione

Casting: Ellen Chenoweth

Director of photography: Robert Elswit

Costume design: Louise Frogley

Executive producer: Marc Butan, Ben Cosgrove, Mark Cuban, Jennifer Fox, Chris Salvaterra, Jeff Skoll, Steven Soderbergh, Todd Wagner

Production design: James D. Bissell

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 93 min

Country: France, Japan, UK, USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Color: Black and White