Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story


2h 2003

Brief Synopsis

Based Wayne Barrett's book about the ups and downs of Rudy Giulian's' career, beginning when he was a young attorney working for the Reagan era Justice Department and the romantic beginnings with his future ex-wife, Donna Hanover. The story follows his rise to US District Attorney, his defeat to Dav

Film Details

Also Known As
Rudy!, Rudy! An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Giuliani
Release Date
2003

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based Wayne Barrett's book about the ups and downs of Rudy Giulian's' career, beginning when he was a young attorney working for the Reagan era Justice Department and the romantic beginnings with his future ex-wife, Donna Hanover. The story follows his rise to US District Attorney, his defeat to David Dinkins and subsequent victory for Mayor of New York, the failure of his marriage and how he became a national hero after the 9/11 tragedy.

Film Details

Also Known As
Rudy!, Rudy! An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Giuliani
Release Date
2003

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 2004 Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television Writing (Adapted Long Form) (Stanley Weiser) by the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

Nominated for two 2003 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (James Woods) and Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic) (Jocelyne Bellemare, Stephan Dupuis, Cecile Rigault, and Matthew W Mungle), by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Aired in United States March 30, 2003

Aired in United States September 2, 2003

Original airdate in January 2003 rescheduled to air on USA Channel on March 30, 2003. 02/26/03

A graphic scene showing a body falling from the North tower was cut from final version, 03/24/03