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Elvis & Nixon (2016)

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The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

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Liza Johnson

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Joey Sagal (screenplay), Hanala Sagal (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Shannon ... Elvis
Kevin Spacey ... Nixon
Alex Pettyfer ... Jerry
Johnny Knoxville ... Sonny
Colin Hanks ... Krogh
Evan Peters ... Chapin
Sky Ferreira ... Charlotte
Tracy Letts ... John Finlator
Tate Donovan ... Haldeman
Ashley Benson ... Margaret (Ticket Agent)
Kamal Angelo Bolden ... Mack
Ahna O'Reilly ... Mary Anne Peterson
Ian Hoch Ian Hoch ... Donald
Ritchie Montgomery ... Grady (Airport Security)
Nathalie Love ... Stewardess #1
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On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock 'n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley and two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, comes the untold true story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives. Written by Bleecker Street

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Elvis has entered the White House. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | History

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film takes place on 21st December 1970. See more »

Goofs

Hotel they were staying in city and close to White House. Scenery shown and speed of car is not consistent with commute between the two places. Would have stoplights. See more »

Quotes

Sonny: Some snacks... Nice ones
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Connections

Referenced in Elvis & Nixon: Crazy But True (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

There Will Be Peace In The Valley For Me
Written by Thomas A. Dorsey
Performed by Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Courtesy of Geffen Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Terrible Elvis impersonator
3 November 2019 | by bhalas1022See all my reviews

All the impersonators in the world and they picked this guy???


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2016 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Elvis and Nixon See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$466,447, 24 April 2016

Gross USA:

$1,055,287

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,798,432
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Color | Black and White (archive footage)| Color (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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