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A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

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A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

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Love him or hate him, you don't know him.

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Rated PG for thematic elements, brief language and smoking images | See all certifications »

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24 August 2012 (USA)  »

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2016: Америка Обамы  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,610 (USA) (13 July 2012)

Gross:

$33,349,949 (USA) (5 October 2012)
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During the "phone conversation" between Mr. D'Souza and Dr. Shelby Steele, it is apparent that the Iphone being used by Dr. Steele is turned the wrong way during the conversation. The main earphone and the front-facing camera, can be seen in several instances. See more »

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Dinesh D'Souza: [voice-over] My journey to America can be traced back to the independence of India, the land of my fathers.
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Love him or hate him, watch this movie
17 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After seeing how polarizing the reviews for this film were, I prepared myself for the possibility it would be akin to some radical, Michael Moore-like conspiracy theory. I was pleasantly surprised when it wasn't.

There is no doubt what side of the political spectrum Dinesh D'Souza is on, but i feel like he made sufficient effort to support his theories and conclusions with actual facts and further, he did it using President Obamas own words. His assessments are fair, though at times he seems to be reaching. D'Souza chooses snippets from Obama's book and his speeches and other documented clips selectively to support his claims, but nonetheless, the evidence is there. To be honest, it's really sort of frightening when you see it all laid out in front of you.

Bottom-line is go see the movie. Keep an open mind. And please, try not to pay much attention to some of these clearly biased, misinformed reviews and critics. If you're even slightly interested in politics, watch the film, and decide for yourself.


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