All the King's Men (2006)
November 15, 2022 2:39 PM - Subscribe

Charismatic Southern politician Willie Stark's (Sean Penn) idealism and good intentions give way to corruption after he becomes governor of Louisiana. Unfortunately for Stark, his right-hand man (Jude Law) retains the same good moral fiber he had when the men both entered the political arena.

Also starring Kate Winslet, James Gandolfini, Patricia Clarkson, Anthony Hopkins, Kathy Baker, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Ruffalo.

Directed by Sean Penn. Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren.

11% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently streaming in the US on Starz. Also available for digital rental on multiple outlets. Justwatch listing.
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Post inspired by MeFite box's request for a truly terrible film based on a great book.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 2:40 PM on November 15, 2022

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