Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the essential resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself & Find Jobs

Explore Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos, videos, and the credits you're known for, and access thousands of casting notices

Uncover historical box office insights and use IMDbPro Track to get personalized industry updates

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

Absolute Power (1997)

121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Career thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) witnesses a horrific crime involving U.S. President Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman).
Read more: Plot summary
Casting Director
Production Designer
Trending & News

Become a member to see MOVIEmeter and news information about Absolute Power.

Box Office

Become a member to see Box Office information about Absolute Power.

Release date
Feb 14, 1997 (United States)


Become a member to see contact information for Absolute Power.


+ Add Cast
24 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Clint Eastwood
Luther Whitney Luther Whitney   See fewer
Top 500
Gene Hackman
President Richmond President Richmond   See fewer
Top 5000
Ed Harris
Seth Frank Seth Frank   See fewer
Top 5000
Laura Linney
Kate Whitney Kate Whitney   See fewer
Top 5000
Scott Glenn
Bill Burton Bill Burton   See fewer
Top 5000
Dennis Haysbert
Tim Collin Tim Collin   See fewer
Top 5000
Judy Davis
Gloria Russell Gloria Russell   See fewer
Top 5000
E.G. Marshall
Walter Sullivan Walter Sullivan   See fewer
Members only
Melora Hardin
Christy Sullivan Christy Sullivan   See fewer
Top 500
Kenneth Welsh
Sandy Lord (as Ken Welsh) Sandy Lord (as Ken Welsh)   See fewer
Members only
Penny Johnson Jerald
Laura Simon (as Penny Johnson) Laura Simon (as Penny Johnson)   See fewer
Members only
Richard Jenkins
Michael McCarty Michael McCarty   See fewer
Top 5000
Mark Margolis
Red Brandsford Red Brandsford   See fewer
Top 5000
Elaine Kagan
Valerie Valerie   See fewer
Members only
Alison Eastwood
Art Student Art Student   See fewer
Members only
Yau-Gene Chan
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
Members only
George Orrison
Airport Bartender Airport Bartender   See fewer
Members only
Charles McDaniel
Medical Examiner Medical Examiner   See fewer
Members only
John Lyle Campbell
Repairman Repairman   See fewer
Members only
Kimber Eastwood
White House Tour Guide White House Tour Guide   See fewer
Members only
Eric Dahlquist Jr.
Oval Office Agent Oval Office Agent   See fewer
Members only
Jack Stewart Taylor
Watergate Doorman Watergate Doorman   See fewer
Members only
Joy Ehrlich
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Members only
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.


Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

6.7 / 10 | 51,303 votes