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.
The film features two Academy Award winners: Christian Bale and Sam Rockwell; and three Academy Award nominees: Amy Adams, Steve Carell and Naomi Watts.
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...
Camille James Harman is credited as playing "Mary Matlin". The character's surname is actually spelled "Matalin".
A fake end credits runs midway through the movie.
$7,768,371 (USA) (30 December 2018)
$47,803,125 (USA) (20 March 2019)