The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
John David Washington,
In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Governor George W. Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive resume includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.Written by
The two military jets bombing shown bombing a target in Iraq are F-14 Tomcats. Cheney canceled future F-14 orders in 1989 while Secretary of Defense ,leading to the replacement of the Tomcat by the F-18 Super Hornet and ultimately the retirement of the F-14 from US military service by 2006. See more »
Camille James Harman is credited as playing "Mary Matlin". The character's surname is actually spelled "Matalin". See more »
Beware the quiet man. For while others speak, he watches. And while others act, he plans. And when they finally rest... he strikes.
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A fake end credits runs midway through the movie. See more »
We find the same sense of disillusioned humor as in the excellent The Big Short: the US are obviously the country of all the opportunities, even (especially ?) if you are unscrupulous and ruthlessly ambitious. The trio Christian Bale, Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell is awesome !
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