The Ides of March (film)

2011 film directed by George Clooney

The Ides of March is a 2011 film about an idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate who gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.

Directed by George Clooney. Written by George Clooney, Grant Heslov, and Beau Willimon, based on Willimon's play Farragut North.
Ambition seduces. Power corrupts. (taglines)

Stephen Meyers

  • I'm not a Christian. I'm not an atheist. I'm not Jewish. I'm not Muslim. My religion, what I believe in is called the Constitution of United States of America.
  • You can lie, you can cheat, you can start a war, you can bankrupt the country, but you can't fuck the interns. They get you for that.

Molly Stearns

  • [to Stephen Meyers] I really want to fuck you. That's kind of a slutty thing for me to say, huh?

Tom Duffy

  • All the reporters love you. Even the reporters that hate you still love you.


Molly Stearns: How old are you?
Stephen Meyers: How old do you think I am?
Molly Stearns: Thirty.
Stephen Meyers: You think I'm thirty?
Molly Stearns: How old are you?
Stephen Meyers: Thirty.

Tom Duffy: Get out, now. Or otherwise...
Stephen Meyers: Otherwise, I'll end up like you?
Tom Duffy: Yeah, you end up being a jaded, cynical asshole, just like me.


Wikipedia has an article about: