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Director  Robert Dornhelm
Music director  Harald Kloser
Language  English
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Drama
Duration  
Country  United States
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story movie poster

Writer  Wayne Barrett, Stanley Weiser
Release date  March 20, 2003 (2003-03-20)
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Cast  James Woods (Rudy Giuliani), Penelope Ann Miller (Donna Hanover), Michelle Nolden (Cristyne Lategano)
Similar movies  Giuliani Time (2006)
Tagline  He divided a city. He united a nation.

James woods acceptance speech for rudy the rudy giuliani story


Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story is an American television film produced and broadcast in 2003 on the USA Network.

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Premise

The movie is a depiction of the life of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, focusing primarily on his mayoral career and response to the September 11 attacks.

Adaptation

The film was based on the 2000 biography Rudy!: An Investigative Biography of Rudy Giuliani by Wayne Barrett. It has been broadcast in several different countries. The official tagline of the film was "He divided a city. He united a nation."

Cast

  • The real Rudy Giuliani makes a cameo in the film as a construction worker.
  • Reception

    In a 2006 interview with PARADE, Woods reported that Giuliani met with him after the network premiere and praised his performance in the film.

    Awards and nominations

    Emmy Awards

  • 2003: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie" - James Woods
  • 2003: Nominated, "Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic)" - Jocelyne Bellemare, Stephan Dupuis, C├ęcile Rigault, Matthew W. Mungle
  • Satellite Awards

  • 2004: Won, "Best Motion Picture Made for Television"
  • 2004: Won, "Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television" - James Woods
  • Writers Guild of America Award

  • 2004: Nominated, "Adapted Long Form" - Stanley Weiser
  • References

    Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story Wikipedia
    Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story IMDb Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story themoviedb.org