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The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. Only the biggest ones (if any) will be covered with spoiler tags. Spoiler tags have been used sparingly in order to make the page more readable.

For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for W. can be found here.

Who or what is "W"?

Originally titled Bush, W. is Oliver Stone's biopic about the life and presidency of the 43rd US president George W. Bush. The "W" stands for his middle name "Walker."

Is "W." based on a book?

No. W. is based on a script originally researched and written by director Oliver Stone and screenwriter Stanley Weiser prior to the 2007-2008 Writers Guild of America strike.

President Bush (Josh Brolin)'s wife Laura (Elizabeth Banks), brother Jeb (Jason Ritter), father and former President George Herbert Walker Bush (James Cromwell), and mother Barbara (Ellen Burstyn) are also featured. Daughters Jenna and Barbara are not in the cast list. Prominent members of President Bush's administrative cabinet include vice-president Dick Cheney (Richard Dreyfuss), Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (Thandie Newton), former Secretary of State General Colin Powell (Jeffrey Wright), and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (Scott Glenn). Featured international leaders include former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (Ioan Gruffudd) and former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein (Sayed Badreya).

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