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* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: UsefulNotes/NikitaKhrushchev and UsefulNotes/MaoZedong speculating about the Watergate Scandal with associates when Nixon isn't in earshot is amusing.

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* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: UsefulNotes/NikitaKhrushchev UsefulNotes/LeonidBrezhnev and UsefulNotes/MaoZedong speculating about the Watergate Scandal with associates when Nixon isn't in earshot is amusing.


* HilariousInHindsight: Creator/DanHedaya and Saul Rubinek show up throughout the film in various minor roles (as Trini Cardoza, a fictionalised stand-in for Nixon's friend Bebe Rebozo, and Nixon's communications director Herb Klein respectively). In 1998, they'd be cast in the Watergate parody ''Film/{{Dick}}'' as Nixon and Henry Kissinger.

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Creator/DanHedaya and Saul Rubinek show up throughout the film in various minor roles (as Trini Cardoza, a fictionalised fictionalized stand-in for Nixon's friend Bebe Rebozo, and Nixon's communications director Herb Klein respectively). In 1998, they'd be cast in the Watergate parody ''Film/{{Dick}}'' as Nixon and Henry Kissinger.
** The name of Nixon's valet is [[WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife Manolo Sanchez]].


* HilariousInHindsight: Dan Hedaya and Saul Rubinek show up throughout the film in various minor roles (as Trini Cardoza, a fictionalised stand-in for Nixon's friend Bebe Rebozo, and Nixon's communications director Herb Klein respectively). In 1998, they'd be cast in the Watergate parody ''Film/{{Dick}}'' as Nixon and Henry Kissinger.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Dan Hedaya Creator/DanHedaya and Saul Rubinek show up throughout the film in various minor roles (as Trini Cardoza, a fictionalised stand-in for Nixon's friend Bebe Rebozo, and Nixon's communications director Herb Klein respectively). In 1998, they'd be cast in the Watergate parody ''Film/{{Dick}}'' as Nixon and Henry Kissinger.


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not surprising for a Music/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous, yet stirring tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.
* FunnyMoments: UsefulNotes/NikitaKhrushchev and UsefulNotes/MaoZedong speculating about the Watergate Scandal with associates when Nixon isn't in earshot is amusing.

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* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Not surprising for a Music/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous, yet stirring tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.
* FunnyMoments: SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: UsefulNotes/NikitaKhrushchev and UsefulNotes/MaoZedong speculating about the Watergate Scandal with associates when Nixon isn't in earshot is amusing.



* JerkassWoobie: Let's be real here.



** JerkassWoobie: Let's be real here.

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** JerkassWoobie: Let's be real here.----

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* HilariousInHindsight: Dan Hedaya and Saul Rubinek show up throughout the film in various minor roles (as Trini Cardoza, a fictionalised stand-in for Nixon's friend Bebe Rebozo, and Nixon's communications director Herb Klein respectively). In 1998, they'd be cast in the Watergate parody ''Film/{{Dick}}'' as Nixon and Henry Kissinger.


* TearJerker: One of his sobbing daughters trying to assure her father that the nation will absolve him. His wounded expression just screams that he wants to live up to his daughter's words.

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* TearJerker: One of his sobbing daughters Julie Nixon Eisenhower, the President's younger daughter, trying to assure her father that the nation will absolve him. His wounded expression just screams that he wants to live up to his daughter's words.


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not surprising for a Creator/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous, yet stirring tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.

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* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not surprising for a Creator/JohnWilliams Music/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous, yet stirring tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.


* HarsherInHindsight: Four years after playing Martha Mitchell in this film, Creator/MadeleineKahn shared her fate of dying from cancer at age 57.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Four years after playing Martha Mitchell in this film, Creator/MadeleineKahn Creator/MadelineKahn shared her fate of dying from cancer at age 57.


* HarsherInHindsight: Four years after playing Martha Mitchell in this film, Madeleine Kahn shared her fate of dying from cancer at age 57.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Four years after playing Martha Mitchell in this film, Madeleine Kahn Creator/MadeleineKahn shared her fate of dying from cancer at age 57.



* {{Tearjerker}}: One of his sobbing daughters trying to assure her father that the nation will absolve him. His wounded expression just screams that he wants to live up to his daughter's words.
* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: Some critics had this reaction to Anthony Hopkins playing Nixon, since even with heavy make-up he bears zero resemblance to the real thing. That said, [[AbilityOverAppearance few criticized his actual performance]].

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* {{Tearjerker}}: TearJerker: One of his sobbing daughters trying to assure her father that the nation will absolve him. His wounded expression just screams that he wants to live up to his daughter's words.
* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: WTHCastingAgency: Some critics had this reaction to Anthony Hopkins Creator/AnthonyHopkins playing Nixon, since even with heavy make-up he bears zero resemblance to the real thing. That said, [[AbilityOverAppearance few criticized his actual performance]].

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* FunnyMoments: UsefulNotes/NikitaKhrushchev and UsefulNotes/MaoZedong speculating about the Watergate Scandal with associates when Nixon isn't in earshot is amusing.

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* {{Tearjerker}}: One of his sobbing daughters trying to assure her father that the nation will absolve him. His wounded expression just screams that he wants to live up to his daughter's words.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Four years after playing Martha Mitchell in this film, Madeleine Kahn shared her fate of dying from cancer at age 57.


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not surprising for a Creator/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.

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* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not surprising for a Creator/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous ominous, yet stirring tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.

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* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Not surprising for a Creator/JohnWilliams score. The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqIr6lC4558 wonderfully ominous tune playing during Nixon's acceptance speech]] in particular.

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* RootingForTheEmpire: Nixon may be a VillainProtagonist and AcceptableTargets but everyone was rooting for him when he told the wannabe power-brokers to stuff it.

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