Absolute Power


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

The actions of a philandering United States President provoke a gruesome murder and carefully orchestrated cover-up. When a professional burglar witnesses the crime and comes away with crucial evidence, he becomes the target of a manhunt by the President's advisors.

Film Details

Also Known As
Absolut makt, Poder absoluto, pleins pouvoirs
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Crime
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The actions of a philandering United States President provoke a gruesome murder and carefully orchestrated cover-up. When a professional burglar witnesses the crime and comes away with crucial evidence, he becomes the target of a manhunt by the President's advisors.

Crew

Edward Aiona

Property Master

White Andrew

Production Associate

Bub Asman

Sound Editor

Darryl Athons

Set Costumer

Denise Bailie

Assistant

David Baldacci

Source Material (From Novel)

Jason Ballance

Production Associate

Bill Bannerman

Assistant Director

Todd Bassman

Boom Operator

Steve Belin

Production Associate

Shawn Blakeman

Electrician

David F. Bornstein

Foreman

Anthony Bozanich

Assistant Editor

Jill Brown

Stunts

Henry Bumstead

Production Designer

Neil Burro

Foley Editor

Donya Burroughs

Production Associate

Stephen Cain

Other

Stephen S. Campanelli

Steadicam Operator

Colin Campbell

Lighting Technician

David E Campbell

Rerecording

Nino Cerruti

Wardrobe

Michael Cipriano

Assistant Editor

Bill Coe

Assistant Camera Operator

Gerrard Coffey

Construction

Lucy Coldsnow-smith

Dialogue Editor

Curtis Collins

Assistant Location Manager

Joel Cox

Editor

Douglas Crosby

Stunts

Brian Davis

Stunts

Jeff Denes

Special Effects

Mike Dobie

Dialogue Editor

Clint Eastwood

Music Composer

Clint Eastwood

Producer

Jeff Eith

Stunts

Robert Fernandez

Other

Christopher Flick

Foley

John Frazier

Consultant

Jessica Gallavan

Adr Supervisor

Richard Goddard

Set Decorator

William Goldman

Screenplay

Jan Gould

Best Boy Grip

William J Gray

Assistant

Jack N Green

Dp/Cinematographer

Jack N Green

Director Of Photography

Peter Green

Assistant Camera Operator

Ryan Green

Other

Cate Hardman

Script Supervisor

Donald Harris

Music Editor

Bob Hartman

Production Accountant

Michael Hathaway

Production Associate

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Chuck Herrmann

Props Assistant

Peter A Hollocker

Production Associate

Larry Holt

Stunts

Deborah Hopper

Costume Supervisor

Andrea Horta

Adr Editor

Dave Horton

Dialogue Editor

David L Horton

Foley Editor

Skook Houston

Transportation Captain

Phyllis Huffman

Casting

J Hunt-watson

Stunts

Doug Jackson

Sound

Frankie R Jimenez

Rigging Gaffer

Roussell Johnson

Tailor

Adam Johnston

Sound

Constance A Kazmer

Dialogue Editor

Donald A. Kincade

Production Associate

Shirley Kirkes

Choreographer

Jeffrey Kloss

Production Auditor

Darin Knight

Sound Mixer

Gary Krivacek

Sound

Graham Kuhn

Photography

Antoinette Levine

Location Manager

Thomas Loizeaux

Other

Suzanne Lore

Production Coordinator

R Lorenz

Assistant Director

Robert Lorenz

Assistant Director

Darrin Martin

Assistant Sound Editor

Michael Maurer

Production Manager

Michael Maurer

Associate Producer

Vivian Mcateer

Hair Stylist

Tania Mccomas

Makeup Artist

Anne Mcculley

Set Decorator

Maura Mckeown

Assistant Director

Chuck Mcsorley

Props Assistant

Carl Meyer

Special Thanks To

Anastas Michos

Camera Operator

Jonise Misiewicz

Assistant Production Accountant

Pat Moran

Location Casting

Danny Morris

Craft Service

Jeff Mosley

Stunts

Alan Robert Murray

Sound Editor

Bob Neilson

Transportation Coordinator

Hal Nelson

Crane Grip

Lennie Niehaus

Original Music

Lennie Niehaus

Music

Kim Nolan-morrell

Assistant Sound Editor

Carol A. O'connell

Hair Stylist

Joe Pancake

Special Effects

Jayme S Parker

Sound

Francis Pennington

Special Effects

F X Perez

Makeup Artist

Russell H Potter V

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bob Putynkowski

Color Timer

Claudia Ramsumair

Casting Associate

John T Reitz

Rerecording

H Clive Richards

Electrician

Steven Riley

Special Effects Coordinator

Gary D. Roach

Assistant Editor

John Robotham

Stunts

Melissa Rooker

Assistant

Tom Rooker

Assistant Director

Tom Rooker

Executive Producer

Alison C. Rosa

Assistant Director

Dodi L Rubinstein

Assistant Director

Gregg Rudloff

Rerecording

Michael Ruiz

Assistant Sound Editor

John Rutchland

Construction Coordinator

Charlie Saldana

Key Grip

Cheryl Scarano

Costumes

Frank Scheidbach

Lighting

Peggy Schnitzer

Set Costumer

Mike Sexton

Assistant Property Master

Heidi Smith

Assistant Production Accountant

Wayne H Smith

Other

Robert Snow

Technical Advisor

Karen Spiegel

Producer

Peter Stader

Stunts

Jim Stephen

Stunts

Madeleine Swift

Assistant Sound Editor

Jack G Taylor

Art Director

Keith Tellez

Stunts

Davey Thompson

Stunts

Buddy Van Horn

Stunt Coordinator

Doug Wall

Grip

Chuck Wayt

Dolly Grip

Martine White

Location Manager

Roselyn Winward

Assistant Production Accountant

Butch Wolf

Foley Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Absolut makt, Poder absoluto, pleins pouvoirs
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Crime
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States on Video July 8, 1997

Released in United States Winter February 14, 1997

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Closing Night) May 7-19, 1997.

David Baldacci's novel "Absolute Power" was originally in development as "Executive Power," it's title in galley form.

Castle Rock Entertainment reportedly paid $1 million for the motion picture rights to Baldacci's novel.

Ed Harris reportedly received $2.5 million for this project.

Ed Harris reportedly received $2.5 million for this project.

Began shooting June 3, 1996.

Completed shooting August 14, 1996.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.)

Released in United States Winter February 14, 1997

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Closing Night) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video July 8, 1997