J. Edgar

J. Edgar

J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) becomes the first director of the FBI.

Watch this title and more with Spectrum TV

Shop Spectrum's Plans
J. Edgar


Biography, Historical drama137 Mins2011R

As head of the FBI for nearly 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) becomes one of America's most-powerful men. Serving through eight presidents and three wars, Hoover utilizes methods both ruthless and heroic to keep his country safe. Projecting a guarded persona in public and in private, he lets few into his inner circle. Among those closest to him are his protege and constant companion, Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer), and Helen Gandy (Naomi Watts), his loyal secretary.


  • Somber
  • Fascinating