Plot & Details
Josh Brolin stars as George W. Bush in this Oliver Stone biopic that traces the head of state's rise to power from a privileged alcoholic to a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. Co-written by Stanley G. Weiser, Bush is produced by fellow Stone collaborators Moritz Borman and Jon Kilik, with Elizabeth Banks co-starring as the first lady, James Cromwell as the elder President Bush, Ellen Burstyn as Barbara Bush and Richard Dreyfuss as Vice President Dick Cheney.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 129min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/17/2008
- DVD Release Date: 02/10/2009
- Distributor(s): Lionsgate
- Director(s): Oliver Stone
- Starring: Josh Brolin , Elizabeth Banks , James Cromwell , Ellen Burstyn , Thandie Newton
- Themes: Rise To Power,Fathers and Sons,Heads of State
- Tone: Compassionate,Cynical,Satirical,Wry
- Keywords: President
- Country of Origin: USA (10-17-2008)
- Language: English