Absolute power

film data
of German titles: Absolute power
original title: Absolute power
production country: The USA
feature year: 1997
length (PAL - DVD): 116 minutes
of source language: English
age release: FSK 12
direction: Clint Eastwood
film script: William Goldman
production: Clint Eastwood, Tom Rooker
music: Clint Eastwood, Lennie Niehaus
camera: Jack N. Green
cut: Joel Cox

absolute power is an US-American feature from the year 1997. The director was Clint Eastwood, the film script wrote William Goldman after a novel of David Baldacci. The main roles played Clint Eastwood and genes Hackman.


the master thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) breaks in with a millionaire. The wife of the millionaire comes with a man into the house, Whitney must in an adjoining room hide itself, which as a Safe serves at the same time. By the mirror in the door, transparent in a direction, he can observe the happening.

The woman wants suddenly no Sex with her lover more, who wants to force strange man her to the Sex. The two fight, the man walk around assistance. Two agents of the Secret service storm purely, those woman are shot. The man shows himself as the president of the USA all smelling moon (genes Hackman).

Whitney can escape, it however by the coworkers of the president is hunted. The policeman Seth franc (OD Harris) leads the determinations and examines also Luther, gets however soon doubts, whether this admits, only as a thief, about the murder is guilty. Whitneys daughter Kate, a state attorney, is hurt by the Häschern of the president.

Luther contacts the bestohlenen millionaire, to who he returns and tells the valuable articles, who its wife killed. The millionaire, a friend and promoter of the president, use his entrance to the white house and kill smelling moon.


Judy Davis for its role for the film price Blockbuster Entertainment Award was nominated.

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