R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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.
From American Psycho to Batman Begins to Vice, Christian Bale is a bonafide A-list star. But he missed out on plenty of huge roles along the way. So what were they?
This is the first movie in which the focus is on a real life US Vice President who did not become President.
George W. Bush:
Whaddaya say?... I want you to be my VP. I want you, you're ma vice.
Dick Cheney: Well, George, I, uh... I'm a CEO... of a large company. And I have been Secretary of Defense... and I have been White House Chief of Staff. The Vice Presidency is a mostly symbolic...
In a scene set in 1973, Cheney can be seen lying in bed and talking to Rumsfeld on a non-Trimline telephone with a modular handset. Modular connectors were not available for telephones other than Trimlines until 1976 and weren't ubiquitous in the United States until the early-1980's.
A fake end credits runs midway through the movie.
$7,768,371 (USA) (30 December 2018)
$36,229,446 (USA) (14 January 2019)
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