Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG  |   |  Biography, Drama, History

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) Poster

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.


  • Patricia Clarkson in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
  • David Strathairn in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Patricia Clarkson in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
  • George Clooney and Matt Ross in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
  • Frank Langella in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

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Did You Know?


Each morning George Clooney would gather his actors together and give them copies of the newspapers from that day in 1953. He'd then give them an hour and a half, working on old manual typewriters, copying out the stories from the paper. He would then hold an ... ...


Sig Mickelson: In 1935, Ed Murrow began his career with CBS. When World War II broke out, it was his voice that brought the Battle of Britain home to us, through his "This Is London" radio series. He started with us all, many of us here tonight, when television ...


During Murrow's speech at the RNTDA Convention - the scene that bookends the film - the screen to his left reads: "A Salute to Edward R. Murrow - October 25, 1958". The script font used on the screen is Ballantines; this typeface was only designed 16 years later in 1974 (by Brendel Typestudio).

Crazy Credits

Even the rating band at the tail of the film is in black and white.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Biography | Drama | History


Release Date:

4 November 2005



Country of Origin

USA, France, UK, Japan

Box Office


$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$421,446 (USA) (7 October 2005)


$31,501,218 (USA) (10 March 2006)

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