MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,888 this week

Journeys with George (2002)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 570 users   Metascore: 48/100
Reviews: 14 user | 15 critic | 5 from Metacritic.com

Documentary account of George W. Bush's presidential campaign.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 20 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 07 Aug 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 15 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 579 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Journeys with George (2002)

Journeys with George (2002) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Journeys with George.
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Best Man (1964)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star. ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Forbes
Stars: Lee Atwater, Tucker Eskew, Joe Sligh
Fall to Grace (2013)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi ('Journeys With George') explores scandalized former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey's new life as a spiritual advisor to female prison inmates and a soon-to-be ordained Episcopalian priest.

Director: Alexandra Pelosi
Stars: Jim McGreevey
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Director: Frank Capra
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson
Truman (TV Movie 1995)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Pierson
Stars: Gary Sinise, Diana Scarwid, Richard Dysart
Bulworth (1998)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.

Director: Warren Beatty
Stars: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.

Director: Peter Segal
Stars: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd
Bob Roberts (1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.

Director: Tim Robbins
Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman
Blaze (1989)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Shelton
Stars: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Director: Otto Preminger
Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Documentary filmmaker Alexandria Pelosi tours red state America examining the practices, politics and beliefs of fundamentalist evangelical Christians. Interviewees include Jerry Falwell (... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Pelosi
Stars: Joel Osteen, Ted Haggard, Robert Vaughn
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Alexandra Pelosi
Stars: Jonathan Alter, Carl Cameron, Katie Couric
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Himself
R.G. Ratcliffe ...
Himself
Wayne Slater ...
Himself
Richard Wolffe ...
Himself
...
Herself
Karl Rove ...
Himself
Karen Hughes ...
Herself
Trent Gegax ...
Himself
Nancy Harmeyer ...
Herself
Brooks Kraft ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Herself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Barbara Bush ...
Herself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Jeb Bush ...
Himself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

Documentary account of George W. Bush's presidential campaign.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 March 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bush-turen - tæt på USAs præsident  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

At one point during filming, George W. Bush took the camera from Alexandra Pelosi and turned it on her. Pelosi included this moment in the finished film and gave Bush a credit for cinematography. See more »

Quotes

Alexandra Pelosi: You just want me to vote for you for your own ego. What are you going to do for me if I vote for you?
George W. Bush: I'm going to give you a little kiss on the cheek.
Alexandra Pelosi: A kiss?
See more »

Connections

Followed by Diary of a Political Tourist (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
thumbs up.
28 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a fun film! George W. Bush, the snarky third generation of an important political family, as filmed by Alexandra Pelosi, the snarky third generation of an important political family. It's interesting to watch the movie keeping that element in mind. Who was Bush at her age, and who will she be at his? In a time when the public side of politics is so vicious, it was refreshing to see the personable side of the President, and the playful side of the child of one of his loudest critics. Neither of them is an automaton, or stupid, or thoughtless; it's hard to imagine that family gatherings in either the Bush household or the Pelosi one are anything but rowdy, open, and a blast. Left or right, these come off as good, non-strange people who might not do everything right, but probably don't set out to do wrong.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It made me like Bush more Mars-Bringer-of-War
Finger Pointing Man LXN271-
Insightful maddyxes
Significance of Squirrel? bmacleod52
Discuss Journeys with George (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page